Lamp - The Death of Actaeon
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: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW
Place Made: Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus, West Asia, Asia
Furnishings: Lighting Device
Not on view
Artifacts of the Roman Empire, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 18-November 5, 1990.
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.
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