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Bronze lamp

Period:
Imperial
Date:
late 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Total height 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm); L. of lamp without handle 4 7/16 in. (11.8 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1900
Accession Number:
00.13.10
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
In the form of a round bowl with an elongated nozzle. The handle consists of two stems united above in a heart-shaped disc.
Said to be from the Hauran, Syria

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 1340, p. 381, New York: Gilliss Press.

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