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Cooking (?) vessel

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The trulla-shaped handle is pierced by a rimmed circle, for suspension. The edge of the handle continues into a broad lip below which is a double-fillet molding. Concentric circles in relief on the bottom. Dented, broken, and with one coin (eight o'clock from handle) missing. Evidences of...

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Provenance

By 1963: H. von Aulock Collection, Istanbul, Turkey (said to come from Western Asia Minor); purchased by MFA from H. von Aulock, December 11, 1963.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 200–250

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 479; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 125 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.); diameter including handle: 43 cm (16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.2644

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels