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Ancient Art

Lamp

mid-5th century A.D.

Terracotta

3.5 × 8.5 × 15 cm, 8.5 kg (1 3/8 × 3 3/8 × 5 7/8 in., 18.74 lb.)
Gift of Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
1980.33.8
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
Roman, 5th century A.D.
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

El Djem, Tunisia.

Bibliography: 

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

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