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Front: Gladiator downed by a bear Back: Running man and a bear attacking a boar The scenes of brutal entertainment staged in amphitheatres are framed by the crowns and olive branches awarded victors. Applied emblems on exterior. molded lowset handle with foliate relief decoration. Broken,...

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Provenance

By 1983: with Jeffrey Spier, P.O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased from Jeffrey Spier by MFA, May 11, 1983

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund

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

Place of Manufacture

Tunisia

Accession Number

1983.233

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, North African Red Slip

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels