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Collection Roman Collection
Catalog Number 2007.2.479
Object Name Brick, Roman
Description Pottery fragment of an earthenware house brick (hypocaust brick); square with a rough underside & smooth upper surface with irregular shaped stain; 2 large joins with several small joins; some chips; traces cement upper & underside surfaces; orange-red color; 4.0 cm thick wall.
Date range: 1st - 3rd century C.E.
Title Fragment, House Brick
Date 1st - 3rd century CE
Material clay
Dimensions H-20 W-20.5 cm
Credit line Gift of Drs. Arthur G. and Roswitha T. Haas
Place of Origin Europe/Germany/Mainz
Subjects Antiquities
Pottery industry
Roman Empire
Ancient Rome