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VA8

Reference: VA8 / Cat. No.

Period: Roman

Date: 40 – 100 AD

Description:

Deep body. Concave discus encircled by moulding, depicting two lares (household spirits), each holding rhyton aloft and situla in other hand, flanking circular altar decorated with wreath/garland. Angled nozzle flanked by volutes. Wide base-ring.

Fabric: Buff clay with mottled vermilion and brown slip.

Manufacture: Mould made.

Notes:
Cf. (subject) Walters, 543, 1064; Djuric, C144; Loeschcke, 390-1.
Pub: D. Knell, ‘Ancient Pottery Lamps’, Antique Collecting, June 2004.



VA8



Last edited: 22-04-2009

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