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Bronze lamp

Period:
Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 8 cm; L. 12.6 cm; Diameter 5.5 cm
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Gift of The Stanley-Whitman House, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.66
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This lamp has a round body and a projecting volute nozzle. The leaf shaped thumb plate is vertically bifurcated.
Said to be from Pompeii

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