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Terracotta bowl

Period:
Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian
Date:
1st half of 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; Arretine ware
Dimensions:
H. 1 9/16 in. (4 cm); diameter 2 15/16 in. (7.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.862
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
Red-glazed cup with base and incised band; potter's stamp; terra sigillata.
Inscription: "PLOT MAXI"
Said to be from Arretium (modern Arezzo, Italy)

1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. no. 84, p. 272.

Bodel, John P. and Stephen Tracy. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist. p. 198, Rome: The American Academy in Rome.

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