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Terracotta volute-lamp with Pegasus

Period:
Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
L. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm.). H. 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm.).
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2099
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Pegasos on top; concave top and scrolled nozzle.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2625, p. 367, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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