Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Terracotta oil lamp

Period:
Imperial
Date:
2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. (3.5 x 8.9 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2262
Not on view
Loeschcke Type 8; ring handle. Mold-made. Discus: to right, standing male figure and, to left, female standing figure with veil over her head, holding hands. Impressed dot pattern on shoulder. Relief volutes flanking nozzle. On base, in Greek letters: ΘЄΟΔWP/O(?)/Y. Pseudo-base-ring. Buff clay. Crack running along right side from handle and across front of nozzle.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2894, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Related Objects

Terracotta oil lamp

Artist: Date: 2nd half of 1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 06.1021.291
Date: 2nd half of 1st century A.D. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 06.1021.291 On view in:Gallery 168

Terracotta lamp

Artist: Date: 1st half of 1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 06.1021.286
Date: 1st half of 1st century A.D. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 06.1021.286 On view in:Gallery 171

Terracotta oil lamp

Artist: Date: 1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 06.1021.292
Date: 1st century A.D. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 06.1021.292 On view in:Gallery 168

Terracotta lamp

Artist: Date: ca. A.D. 150–225
Accession Number: 74.51.2035
Date: ca. A.D. 150–225 Medium: Terracotta Accession: 74.51.2035 On view in:Gallery 171

Terracotta lamp

Artist: Date: early 1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 74.51.2069
Date: early 1st century A.D. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 74.51.2069 On view in:Gallery 171