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RBN1

Reference: RBN1 / Cat. No.

Period: Roman

Origin: Balkans

Date: 270 – 450 AD

Description:



Fabric: Coarse reddish clay with glossy olive-green lead glaze.

Manufacture: Wheel made.

Size (cm): L. 8.1, W. 5.2, H. 4.0

Condition: Handle reattached.

Notes:
Cf. Krunic, 51; (form) Goethert, 122; Szentléleky, 252-6.

Krunic Type XIX.

Similar lamps were found at Iatrus (Bulgaria).


Comments:
Pottery with a vitreous lead glaze was produced in several regions - including sites in Europe, Asia Minor and Egypt - during the Roman Imperial period.



RBN1



Last edited: 11-05-2009

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