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African red slip beaker

Applied decoration: Bacchus and a satyr separated by palm branches. Clay with glossy red-orange coating. Stylized leaf decoration. Cylindrical straight rim above ridge around slightly flaring neck, minimally offset with slightly piriform globular body on ring base. Strap handle rising to...

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By 1995: with Acanthus Gallery, 24 East 81st Street, New York, NY 10028; purchased by MFA from Acanthus Gallery, September 20, 1995

Credit Line

Benjamin and Lucy Rowland Fund

Roman Provincial, Late Imperial Period, 3rd century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Figures in relief moulded separately


The Ancient World