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VR7

Reference: VR7 / Cat. No.

Period: Roman

Origin: Central Mediterranean, Italy or Tunisia

Date: 75 - 125 AD

Description:
Rounded nozzle flanked by single volutes. Defined circular base.

On discus: couple on draped bed, the figure at l. expressing alarm and raising sheet to reveal a crocodile(?) biting the foot of the figure at r.

Base impressed LMADIEC
Lucius Munatius Adiectus


Manufacture: Mould made.

Notes:


VR7



Last edited: 15-03-2009

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