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Terracotta lamp: on dscus, scallop shell

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
2nd half of 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. (2.9 x 8.9 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2095
Not on view
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2759, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

British Museum and Donald M. Bailey. 1988. A Catalogue of the Lamps in the British Museum: Roman Provincial Lamps, Vol. 3. p. 88, London: British Museum Publications, Ltd.

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