Lamp - The Death of Actaeon

Roman, Greek, Cyprus

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Roman (1st century)

Terracotta with brown slip

Overall: 3 5/16 × 2 3/8 × 13/16 in. (8.4 × 6.1 × 2 cm)

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

12.1.194

Geography/Culture

Asia, West Asia, Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus

Period

1-500

Object Name

Furnishings: Lighting Device

Classification

Classical World

Not on view

Course History

CLST 11, Greek and Roman Engineering and Technology, Roger Ulrich, Spring 2013

CLST 11, Greek and Roman Engineering and Technology, Roger Ulrich, Spring 2013

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 12.194

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