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Collection Roman Collection
Catalog Number 2007.2.A439
Object Name Sherd
Description Pottery fragment of the bottom of a large vessel tapered to low wide flat wheel-like foot; traces of decoration with lower part of human figure(?) above snake-like form; foot surface worn; upper interior surface pitted; large chips underside body; dull glaze; orange-red core; thick wall.
Date range: 2nd - 3rd century C.E.
Title Pottery Fragment, Bottom of Vessel
Date 2nd - 3rd century CE
Material clay
Technique terra sigillata ware
Dimensions H-6 W-18.5 Dia-9.6 cm
Credit line Gift of Drs. Arthur G. and Roswitha T. Haas
Place of Origin Europe/Germany/Mainz
Subjects Antiquities
Pottery industry
Terra sigillata
Samian Ware
Ancient Rome
Roman Empire
Eastern Gaul