University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS5895
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 1st century
Early Date: 0
Late Date: 99
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Comic Mask

Description

Intact. Bottom flat, the area outlined by two grooves forming a spade shaped outline. The discus has the form of a comic mask, the eyes and the mouth pierced. Two pierced handles and a lug on each side of the mask-discus is pierced, as if for suspension, also. Purplish-brown surface: glaze?


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