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Ancient Art

Three-cornered lamp

Terracotta

15.88 cm (6 1/4 in.)
The Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa
1939.285
Geography: 
Excavated in Gerasa, Jordan
Culture: 
Gerasa (Jordan)
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa, present-day Jordan, 1928–34; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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