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Lamp with man and camel decoration

A.D. 165–256

Terracotta

7.9 × 2.43 × 9.42 cm (3 1/8 × 15/16 × 3 11/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1932.1374
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman, 2nd–3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block C7 A4, private house), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Dura-Europos: Crossroads of Antiquity (Boston: McMullen Museum of Art, 2011), 241, fig. 14.6.

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.