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A lamp with an almost circular, rather shallow body; flat base; shallow sloping sides; narrow, flat rim; small shallow nozzle with double volutes on top; and concave disc, decorated with two pairs of faint rings, fine radial fluting and a grrove, interrupted by a short V-shaped channel facing the...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Roman, Cyprus, Imperial Period, mid-1st century A.D.

Dimensions

Length: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.301

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices