Terracotta oil lamp, Terracotta, Roman

Terracotta oil lamp

Period:
Early Byzantine
Date:
7th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/4 x 3 5/8 in. (4.4 x 9.2 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2130
Not on view
From Cyprus

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1894. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 2. pl. CXL.1043, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2806, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Vessberg, Olof. 1953. "Hellenistic and Roman Lamps in Cyprus." Opuscula Atheniensia, 1: no. 19, p. 117, pl. III:23.

Gill, Margaret A V and N. Tugce Sen. 2003. "Roman and Early Byzantine Terracotta Lamps." Amorium Reports II: Research Papers and Technical Reports, Christopher S. Lightfoot, ed. cat. B1, p. 35, pl. III/42, Oxford: Archaeopress.