Lamp - The Death of Actaeon

Roman, Greek, possibly Cyprus

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Roman (1st century)

Buff terracotta with red slip

Overall: 3 7/16 × 2 3/8 × 13/16 in. (8.7 × 6.1 × 2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW

12.1.176

Geography/Culture

Asia, West Asia, Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus

Period

1-500

Object Name

Furnishings: Lighting Device

Classification

Classical World

Not on view

Exhibition History

Artifacts of the Roman Empire, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 18-November 5, 1990.

Provenance

Collected by Luigi Palma de Cesnola, American Consul to Cyprus, 1865-1876; given to Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900, Class of 1872H), Hanover, New Hampshire, about 1872; bequeathed to his second wife, Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), Hanover, New Hampshire, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.

Old Number

RED 12.176

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