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Oil Lamp with Figure of Eros
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Oil Lamp with Figure of Eros


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Description Roman artifacts, such as this simple, inexpensive, terracotta oil lamp, often turned up in excavations. They were even found in the Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium), through which ran the northern boundary of the Roman Empire.
Provenance Mrs. G. Ashton Sutherland [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, February 8, 1972, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mrs. G. Ashton Sutherland, 1972

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Period
1st century
Medium
terracotta
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.2319
Measurements
H: 3 3/8 x W: 2 3/8 in. (8.5 x 6 cm)
Geography
  • Cyprus (Place of Discovery)

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