Title

Lamp Handle

Creator

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Creation Date

1st–2nd centuries CE

Geography

Mediterranean

Culture

Roman

Medium

Bronze

Credit Line

Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020

Accession Number

2020.184

Provenance

Purchased by David P. Harris from Julia Schottlander (Tetragon) in London on October 29, 2005. Said to be from the collection of Hans Abarbanell (1909–1997).

References

Brad Hostetler, with Ani Parnagian, "From Private to Public: The Collection of David P. Harris," in Ethiopian Objects in the Blick-Harris Study Collection: Art, Context, and the Persistence of Form, eds. Brad Hostetler, and Lynn Jones, Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art & Architecture 8, no. 1 (Spring 2022): 5–25. https://digital.kenyon.edu/perejournal/vol8/iss1/1/

Description

Handle of a lamp in the form of a horse's head. For a comparable piece, see the lamp found at Qasr Ibrim (Nubia), now at the British Museum, EA66576.

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Purchase Receipt and Supporting Documents

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