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Terracotta lamp

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
5th–6th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/16 x 3 1/2 in. (3 x 8.9 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1858
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
With pear shaped top on which is a degenerate rosette and dots.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2811, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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