A bronze sculpture depicting a young Ethiopian slave holding a tray on which lamps and the instruments for lighting them were placed.
Popularly known as "El Negret" (Little Black Boy), it was found in the residential part of Tarraco, the remains of which were destroyed during the construction of the modern port of Tarragona. It would have been part of the furniture of a "domus".

Inventory number: MNAT 527


  • Title: Anthropomorphic lamp holder
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Location: Residential area of Tarraco
  • Physical Dimensions: 81 x 26 x 35 cm
  • Type: Statue
  • Medium: Bronze

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