Ancient Art

Lamp, Type IIB

ca. A.D. 450–550

Terracotta

3.8 x 8.5 x 13.5 cm (1 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 5 5/16 in.)
Gift of Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
1989.8.17
Culture: 
Roman, North African
Period: 
Roman, 5th-6th century A.D.
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Status: 
Not on view
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.

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