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Item Details
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Culture
Mediterranean (ancient)
Roman
Title
Two Terracotta Lamps
Work Type
oil lamp
Date
1st - 2nd century CE
Location
Smith College, Caverno Room (Northampton, Massachusetts, United States)
Material
terracotta (clay product); throwing (pottery technique)
Period
Near Eastern
Cypriote
Measurements
3 x 9.5 x 5.5 cm
Description
Left: Roman (Cypriote?) Mid 1st century to Early 2nd century CE. 3 x 9.5 (long) x 5.5 (wide). Small buff-colored lamp, intact except for small chip on rim. Shows a running warrior with headpiece and upraised spear. A horse is running along behind him. Relief is somewhat vague and figures are without detail suggesting a Cypriote origin and a mass-pressing. Bottom has inscription difficult to decipher. #87.13. Right: Roman 1st – 2nd century. CE. 5.08 cm (diameter). Grey-Yellow Lamp. Color on surface apparently rubbed off, present surface is mottled and practically colorless. Round body with handle; concentric incisions around the rim, rim top extends to form nozzle decoration. No ornament on top. #87.14
Repository
Smith College, Caverno Room (Northampton, Massachusetts, United States)
Accession Number
87.13-14
ID Number
484077D
Source
src024407
Rights
© Smith College Classics Department
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