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: 7/8 x 3 3/4 in. (2.2 x 9.5 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2191
Not on view
Loeschcke Type 4. Mold-made. Discus: two, confronted dolphins in relief to either side of central filling hole, with a band of concentric lines and grooves towards edge. Volutes flanking nozzle. Within raised base ring, flat base, with an incised line (the letter I ?).

Intact.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2892, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.