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RM7

Reference: RM7 / Cat. No.

Period: Roman

Origin: Possibly Levant

Date: 125 250 AD

Description:

On discus: seated figure (Venus?) facing l., staff or sceptre on l. arm and r. hand raised to object held by smaller figure at l.


Fabric: Buff clay with traces of pale red slip.

Manufacture: Mould made.

Condition: Most of nozzle missing.

Notes:

Comments:
The scene appears to depict Venus admiring herself in a mirror held by Cupid.





Last edited: 01-05-2009

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