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Bronze lamp

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
2nd–1st century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Total height 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm); L. without handle 4 7/16 in. (11.3 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1898
Accession Number:
98.11.32
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
With ring handle and short foot.
Said to be from Panticapaeum (modern Kerch, Ukraine)

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 1336, pp. 380-81, New York: Gilliss Press.

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