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Ancient Art

So-called “Cothon” or lamp

ca. 550 B.C. or later

Terracotta

5 × 13.7 cm (1 15/16 × 5 3/8 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.99
Culture: 
Greek, Corinthian
Period: 
Archaic, Late Corinthian
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).

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.