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Ancient Art

Lamp

A.D. 165–256

Terracotta

6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1932.1353
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman (2nd or 3rd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block J1), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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.