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Terracotta bowl

Signed by Perennius Tigranus as owner
Early Imperial, Augustan
ca. 10 B.C.–A.D. 10
Terracotta; Arretine ware
H. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm) diameter 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1910
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
The dancers and musicians on this cup frolic in a field decorated with cymbals, panpipes, and tambourines that are suspended from bows tied to garlands.
Signature: Signed by Perennius Tigranus as owner
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