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5194. Interesting and attractive Roman terracotta vessel

 
 
 
 
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This is an unusual piece in a particularly thin and delicate pottery fine grained orange fabric  with an external dark grey slip; almost as delicate as Nabatean pottery.

The top part is black, the bottom reserved. 

A simple but elegant use of colour I think.

Totally intact.

78 mm

Roman, circa 3rd century.

Parallels: Robinson H. S. Pottery of the Roman period. The Athenian Agora Vol. V. Princeton, 1959, p.87, pl. 18, M36;

Hayes J. W. The Villa Dionysos excavations, Knossos: the pottery // BSA # 78. London, 1983, p.109, fig. 11, 150.

Ex Caton-Thompson collection.

No, I don't know who they are!

This information has accompanied this piece through the last two owners.

Price: 395 GBP

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