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Ancient Art

Lamp

A.D. 228–29

Terracotta

45.5 × 40.5 × 11.5 cm (17 15/16 × 15 15/16 × 4 1/2 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1929.369
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman (3rd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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