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Collection Roman Collection
Catalog Number 2007.2.A380B
Object Name Sherd
Description Pottery fragment of the side of a vessel; decorated by horizontal beaded row above figure of Venus at left and two stemmed pomegranates at right divided by vertical beaded separator; some dirt encrustation; dull glaze upper surface; high glaze under surface; orange-red core; thick wall.
Date range: 2nd century C.E.

Title Pottery Fragment, Side of Vessel
Date 2nd century CE
Material clay
Technique terra sigillata ware
Dimensions H-3.7 W-3 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
Rhineland or Eastern Gaul