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Terracotta oil lamp

Period:
Imperial
Date:
2nd–early 3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman, Egyptian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 x 3 1/16 in. (2.5 x 7.8 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2219
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
With palmette shaped design and maker's mark, "I".
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2888, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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