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Ancient Art

Lamp

2nd–3rd century A.D.

Terracotta

5.2 × 7 × 15 cm (2 1/16 × 2 3/4 × 5 7/8 in.)
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
1984.79.3
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, North African
Period: 
Roman, 2nd- 3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Ambassador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., acquired in Tunisia; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1984.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1984,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 39, no. 3 (Winter 1986): 80.

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.