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Mould Fragment of a Cup

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Arretine Ware fragment. At right (in impression) a youth clapping his hands; facing him two draped women, one playing a lyre; behind them a male figure (face and arms missing) playing a scabellum.


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Roman, Augustan Period, 31 B.C.–A.D. 14

Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 073.


Legacy dimension: 0.11 x 0.06

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware


The Ancient World


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