Ancient Art

Lamp mold

5th century A.D.

Stone

5 x 14 x 28.5 cm (1 15/16 x 5 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.)
Gift of Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
1980.33.7
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
Roman, 5th century A.D.
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

El Djem, Tunisia

Bibliography: 

John W. Hayes, Late Roman Pottery (London: British School at Rome, 1972), 224, 241–243.

Abdelmajid Ennabli, Lampes chrétiennes de Tunisie (Paris: Editions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 1976), pls. 51–7 for cross monograms.

“Acquisitions 1980,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 38, no. 2 (Winter 1982): 74.

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