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Terracotta plate

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. A.D. 60–150
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; Arretine ware
Dimensions:
H. 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm); diameter 6 3/4 in. (17.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.868
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
At the center of the dish, a foot-shaped stamp reads: Sex(tus) M(urrius) F(estus). His workshop was active in Pisa in Northwestern Italy.
Inscription: foot-shaped stamp: SEX M.F. = Sex(tus) M(urrius) F(estus)
1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. no. 82, p. 272.

Comfort, Howard. 1943. "Terra Sigillata from Minturnae." American Journal of Archaeology, XLVII: n. 35, p. 318.

Bodel, John P. and Stephen Tracy. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist. p. 197, Rome: The American Academy in Rome.

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