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Ancient Art

Lamp, Type IIA

ca. A.D. 420–500 (possibly Modern)

Terracotta

3.5 × 8 × 13 cm (1 3/8 × 3 1/8 × 5 1/8 in.)
Gift of Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
1989.69.5
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, North African
Period: 
Roman, 5th century A.D. (possibly Modern)
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., acquired in Tunisia; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1989.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1989,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1990): 122.

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.