Terracotta mold fragment
- ca. 2nd century A.D.
- 2 3/8 × 3 3/8 × 5/16 in. (6.1 × 8.6 × 0.8 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
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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.