Marble lamp

Marble, calcite | 6.4 x 6.4cm | 6th century B.C.

Unknown Artist

Fragment of a marble lamp; in the panels, pairs of confronted sphinxes, sirens, and griffins; on the nozzles, pairs of lions, rams' heads, and birds perched atop lotus flowers growing from palmettes.

The sides are decorated in low relief with pairs ...
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