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Lamp with dolphin

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A lamp with an anchor-shaped nozzle, flat shoulder and concave disc, decorated with a dolphin on the disc.

Provenance

By date unknown: Henry P. Kidder Collection; gift of Henry P. Kidder to MFA, October 21, 1880

Credit Line

Gift of H. P. Kidder

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 50–100

Dimensions

Length: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

80.600

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices