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RNA10

Reference: RNA10 / Cat. No.

Period: Roman

Origin: Tunisia

Date: 175 – 250 AD

Description:
On discus: galley r., the hull with bank of oars forward, high scrolled stem-post above ram, deck-cabin aft with steering-oar and bird-headed stern-post, central mast with large single sail.

Shoulder decorated with myrtle-wreath.


Manufacture: Mould made.

Size (cm): L. 10.3, W. 7.0, H. 3.7

Notes:
Cf. (subject) BMC III, Q1708; Deneauve, 837, 929, 947; Mérida, CE00944; Rodríguez Martín, fig. IX:124; Goethert, 31; (type) Deneauve, 1060-8 (Type XB).


Comments:
Although not visible here, versions of this scene depict Ulysses tied to the mast.





Last edited: 27-03-2009

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