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Bronze lamp

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
ca. 4th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. without lid 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1901
Accession Number:
01.17.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The lamp has a deep socket in its base that fits the pricket on the stand (01.17.2).
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 1335, p. 380, New York: Gilliss Press.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1933. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. p. 36, fig. 42, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1941. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. p. 36, fig. 42, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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