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Terracotta lead-glazed lamp

Period:
Mid-Imperial
Date:
1st half of 2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
length 5 9/16 in. (14.1 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.2124
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Green lead glaze; decorative lug handle on each side of the body; pierced ring-handle at rear.
Froehner, Wilhelm. 1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan no. 204, p. 258, pl. 327.3, Paris.

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