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Terracotta lamp

Date:
ca. A.D. 90–200
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
Overall: 13/16 x 3 5/16 in. (2.1 x 8.4 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2256
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On discus, locust eating grapes. The lamp was probably made in Syria–Palestine.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2900, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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