Roman Lantern

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Object :
Roman Lantern
Art style :
Roman Arts
Material  :
Size :
27 cm. high
Era age :
Feature :
Lantern with lid molded to face of Silenus, the god of Roman. Handle was palm leaf and two dolphins  were collision facing. This lamp may be wrought in Alexandria, Egypt when under Roman rule as about last 6th Buddhist century or century wrought approximately 9-10 Buddhist century and the Indian traders brought into the country. The district still located on the trade routes of the Indian traders once traveled by.
History :
Found from Pong Tuek sub district, Tar Ma Ka district, Kanchanaburi Province.
Venue :
Bangkok  National Museum, Room of Asia arts,  Mahasurasinghanat Building
Qr Code :

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