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Lamp with Erotes

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A mould-made lamp of double-convex sectionm elliptical in plan, with a pared carination, and a long nozzle with a rounded end and a flat top. Large filling-hole. A hollow lug on each side of the body. On the top of the nozzle and on each side, at the junction between the nozzle and the...

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By date unknown: Collection of the Misses Norton (according to MFA archival card: from Cyprus: Cesnola); gift of the Misses Norton to MFA, August 15, 1912

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Gift of the Misses Norton

Cypriote, Hellenistic Period, 3rd–2nd century B.C.


Length: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

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The Ancient World


Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices