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Object Number:29-100-5
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman Gaullish
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: Late 2nd-early 3rd c. CE
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Terra Sigillata
Iconography:Lion
Length: 9.1 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number:255 - Other Number

Description

Rim sherd of bowl. Gaulish mortarium of Dragendorff Form 45. Lezoux ware.

The rim and pouring spout of a heavy bowl or mortar used for food preparation. A lion's head decorates the spout.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M., and Romano, Irene B., and Brownlee, Ann B., and White, Donald J. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 65, no. 96View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Comfort, Howard. 1954. "Gaulish Terra Sigillata in the University of Pennsylvania Museum". American Journal of Archaeology. Boston. Archaeological Institute of America. Vol. 58. no. 1. pg. 33-37 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 37, pl. 11, no. 23View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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