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Mortar

Mortarium

Rim Fragment

Object Number:
MS6030
Current Location:
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Roman Period
Date Made:
3rd century
Early Date:
200
Late Date:
299
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Slip Ware
Iconography:
Lion
Description:
Rim Fragment of African Red-slip lion mortarium. Section of lip, keel rim (with lion spout) and upper wall. Eyes and mane of lion indicated by impressed concentric circles. Excellent, very hard red clay and glaze. A wheel-run groove around top surface of keel near outer edge and a pair of wheel-run grooves on wall on interior.
Height:
8cm
Length:
15cm
Depth:
6cm
Other Number:
L-3-E-5   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
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