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BZ.1950.28, Lamp with Two Spouts

BZ.1950.28, Lamp with Two Spouts

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Early Byzantine, sixth century

Bronze, 16.5 cm x 14 cm x 22.5 cm (6 1/2 in. x 5 1/2 in. x 8 7/8 in.)

Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this lamp from the Beirut dealer Elias (Elie) Bustros through Royall Tyler on August 1 and September 14, 1949; the Blisses gave the lamp to Dumbarton Oaks in August 1950.