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Terracotta mold fragment

Period:
Imperial
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 1/8 x 3 11/16in. (5.4 x 9.4cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.78.109
Not on view
Satyr filling vase from wineskin.
This fragment has all the salient characteristics of a mold used to manufacture a relief bowl: faint horizontal striations indicating it was wheel made; incised designs on a concave surface; and no trace of glaze.
Alexander, Christine. 1943. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. United States of America 9. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 1. Arrentine Relief Ware. pl. XXXIX.2, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

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