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Foot and Base of Openwork Lamp with Ovoid Beads


Byzantine
mid 6th century
2.75 cm x 6 cm (1 1/16 in. x 2 3/8 in.)
silver and gilding
BZ.1963.36.23

Not on view


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Bibliography
S. Boyd and M. Mundell-Mango, Ecclesiastical Silver Plate in Sixth Century Byzantium (Washington, DC, 1992), Checklist no. 45, 11 and n. 43, 29, 39 nn. 3 and 4, 58 and n. 7, 60 and n. 22, 61, 172, 174, 179.


Acquisition History
Originally found near the village of Kumluca, Turkey.

Purchased from George Zacos (dealer) by Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Switzerland, 1963.

Given by Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss to Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C., 1963.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Byzantine Collection, Washington, D.C.