From: Syria | Phoenicia

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B9068
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Syria | Phoenicia
Section Near Eastern
Materials Ceramic
Iconography Boy | Harp

CBS Register: Terracotta lamp, said to come from Syria, boy stretched on ground and harp.

PBS XVI: Lamp molded in two pieces, with one stamped relief on the upper, -and sometimes one on the lower part. This type of lamp belongs to the Graeco-Parthian period, and most of the subjects are Greek. Here the winged Eros reclining on a couch, plays on a small kithara. An orb on two inverted horns forms an appropriate frame.

Credit Line Babylonian Expedition to Nippur II, 1890
Other Number PBS XVI: 368 - Other Number

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