Terracotta oil lamp, Terracotta, Roman, Cypriot

Terracotta oil lamp

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
ca. A.D. 40–100
Culture:
Roman, Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 x 3 7/8 in. (2.5 x 9.8 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2189
Not on view
Loeschcke Type 4. Mold-made. Discus: hirsute boar in relief running to right, with a band of concentric lines and grooves towards edge. Single filling hole towards nozzle. Volutes flanking nozzle. Within raised base ring, flat base, with the raised letter Y at edge.

Intact.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2904, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.