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Fragment of a bowl

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Tendril and leaf design flanked by a horizontal row of dots and a horizontal stamped band of tongue and staff molding. Pinkish-buff clay with orange and yellow-buff marblized slip inside and out. Fragment of the body of a terra sigillata (terracotta) bowl.

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 Imperial Period, mid-1st century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

Gaul

Dimensions

Width: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1995.32

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels