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Lamp

Object Number:MS5414
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: late 2nd century - early 3rd century
Early Date: 150
Late Date: 250
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 4.75 cm
Length: 10.5 cm
Width: 8.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Dillwyn Parrish, 1914

Description

Broneer Type XXVII. Soft, well-levegated pale pink clay. Dsicus: partially draped Fortuna (?) with tripod, cornucopia (?), griffin. Greek potter's signature on base. Also identified as Aphrodite with a mirror.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Classical World: Italy ( Apr 1958 - 1969) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Broneer, Oscar. 1930. Terracotta Lamps.. Cambridge. Harvard University Press. Vol. 4, 2. pg. 339 Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Type XXVIIView Objects related to this Type Citation
[Book] Amyx, Darrell A. 1974. Echoes from Olympus: reflections of divinity in small-scale classical art.. Berkeley. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 90, p. 117, ill. p. 11, 9View Objects related to this

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