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Terracotta oil lamp

Culture:
Roman, Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (4.1 x 9.2 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2178
Not on view
Unpierced handle. Mold-made. Discus: in high relief, forepart of a horned goat facing left, issuing from a frond. Two large filling holes. On shoulder, large ovules. Base ring within two impressed lines; small, slightly concave base, with impressed human right foot.

Intact.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2923, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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