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Terracotta bowl

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; red-glaze
Dimensions:
2 5/8in. (6.7cm) Other: 5in. (12.7cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.387
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 176
Bowls of this form are represented at Pompeii, the Roman city in Italy that was destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in A.D. 79.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 983, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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