Ancient Art

Lamp

ca. A.D. 175–250

Ceramic

3.81 x 7.62 x 11.43 cm (1 1/2 x 3 x 4 1/2 in.)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.216.16
Culture: 
Tunisian, Roman
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased by J. Crockett at Sousse on June 1, 1970 from a Tunisian antiquarian. Said to have come from El Djem, near the amphitheater.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 143.

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