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  • Lamp with Jewish Symbols, made 350–450
    Byzantine
    Terracotta; 1 3/8 x 3 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. (3.5 x 8.2 x 6 cm)
    Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891 (91.1.1621)

    This is one of the few surviving lamps decorated with Jewish symbols. It displays a menorah flanked by an etrog (citron) and a lulav (palm branch), both indistinct.

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  • Lamp with Jewish Symbols, made 350–450
    Byzantine
    Terracotta; 1 3/8 x 3 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. (3.5 x 8.2 x 6 cm)
    Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891 (91.1.1621)

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