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Lamp with seven burners in a row

3rd–4th century A.D.

Terracotta

other (Length across front): 12.9 cm(5 1/16 in.) other (Width): 9.25 cm(3 5/8 in.) other (Body of lamp height): 3.65 cm(1 7/16 in.) other (Maximum height (including handle)): 5.86 cm(2 5/16 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.653
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Palestinian
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Ex. coll. Dr. Paul Arndt

Bibliography: 

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases at Yale University, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1922).

Natalie Boymel Kampen, Elizabeth Marlowe, and Rebecca M Molholt, What is a Man: Changing Images of Masculinity in Late Antique Art, exh. cat. (Portland, OR: Cooley Gallery, Reed College, 2002), 60–2, no. 31, pl. 31, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.