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Terracotta atramentarium (inkwell)

Period:
Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian
Date:
1st half of 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; lead-glazed
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm) diameter 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1915
Accession Number:
15.139
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
Green glaze decorated with leaves and berries.
Hoffmann, Herbert, John D. Cooney, and Herbert A. Cahn. 1971. Collecting Greek Antiquities. New York: C. N. Potter.

Hochuli-Gysel, Anne. 1977. Kleinasiatische glasierte Reliefkeramik, (50 v. Chr. bis 50 n. Chr.) und ihre oberitalienischen Nachahmungen. no. T139, p. 161, Bern: Stämpfli.

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