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Terracotta lamp with gladiators

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st half of 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/4 x 4 3/8 in. (3.2 x 11.1 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1938
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On discus, two gladiators.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2641, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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