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Crushed Openwork Lamp with Openwork Inscription


Byzantine
mid 6th century
5 x 10.5 cm (1 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
silver
BZ.1965.1.15

Not on view


Permalink: http://museum.doaks.org/objects-1/info/37195

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Bibliography
S. Boyd, "A Bishop's Gift: Openwork Lamps from the Sion Treasure," Argenterie Romaine et Byzantine (Paris, 1988), 191-202, esp. p. 193-4, no. 6, pls. III, 1-3, IV, 1-2.

S. Boyd and M. Mundell-Mango, Ecclesiastical Silver Plate in Sixth Century Byzantium (Washington, DC, 1992), Checklist no. 47, 30, 174, 179.


Acquisition History
Purchased from George Zacos (dealer) by Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Switzerland, 1965.

Given by Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss to Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C., 1965.

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