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VA10

Reference: VA10 / Cat. No.

Period: Roman

Origin: Probably Cyprus

Date: 40 100 AD

Description:
Concave discus encircled by moulding. Angled nozzle pierced with vent hole and flanked by volutes. Wide base-ring.

On discus: hunter (Meleager?) running to l. holding spear in his l. hand, above dog running l.


Fabric: Dark buff clay with mottled dark and light brown slip.


Manufacture: Mould made.

Size (cm): L. 8.6, W. 6.2, H. 2.4

Notes:
Cf. (type) BMC III, Q2362; Semitic Museum, Harvard, 1995.10.993; (subject) Menzel, 125; Loeschcke, 102; Deneauve, 686.





Last edited: 22-04-2009

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