Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Terracotta oil lamp

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
L. 4 9/16 in. (11.6 cm.)
H. 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm.)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2070
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Pegasos on top; with handle, concave top and scrolled nozzle.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2629, p. 367, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Related Objects

Terracotta oil lamp

Artist: Date: 2nd half of 1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 06.1021.291
Date: 2nd half of 1st century A.D. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 06.1021.291 On view in:Gallery 168

Terracotta lamp

Artist: Date: 1st half of 1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 06.1021.286
Date: 1st half of 1st century A.D. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 06.1021.286 On view in:Gallery 171

Terracotta oil lamp

Artist: Date: 1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 06.1021.292
Date: 1st century A.D. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 06.1021.292 On view in:Gallery 168

Terracotta lamp

Artist: Date: ca. A.D. 150–225
Accession Number: 74.51.2035
Date: ca. A.D. 150–225 Medium: Terracotta Accession: 74.51.2035 On view in:Gallery 171

Terracotta lamp

Artist: Date: early 1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 74.51.2069
Date: early 1st century A.D. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 74.51.2069 On view in:Gallery 171