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Collection Roman Collection
Catalog Number 2007.2.476
Object Name Tile, Ceiling
Description Pottery fragment of an earthenware roof tile; one side with a wide, deep rounded ridge and a rough underside; upper side is a flat surface with 3 circular grooves & deep stamp at center "LEGXXII"* below 2 large flat raised circle; dirt encrustation; orange-red clay; 3.5 cm thick wall.
*(22 Legion, first born---primigenia; see 2007.2.24)
Date range: 1st - 2nd century C.E.

Title Pottery Fragment, Roof Tile
Date 1st - 2nd century CE
Material clay
Dimensions H-6.594 W-21 D-20 cm
Credit line Gift of Drs. Arthur G. and Roswitha T. Haas
Place of Origin Europe/Germany/Mainz
Subjects Antiquities
Pottery industry
Roofing tiles
Roman Empire
Ancient Rome