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Fragment of a bowl

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On the slightly curved body, a narrow ridge bordering a horizontal register with a stamped tongue-and-sprig band above a floral pattern. Reddish-buff clay with orange and yellow-buff marblized slip inside and out. Triangular fragment of a terra sigillata (terracotta) bowl with a rolled rim-edge.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Peter Sharrer, New York; April 27, 1988: purchased by Brian T. Aitken from Peter Sharrer; gift of Brian T. Aitken to MFA, January 25, 1995

Credit Line

Gift of Brian T. Aitken

Roman Provincial, Early Roman Imperial Period, mid-1st century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

Gaul

Dimensions

Width: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

1995.30

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels