Terracotta plate

Period: Mid Imperial

Date: mid-2nd century A.D.

Culture: Roman

Medium: Terracotta; East Gaulish terra sigillata ware

Dimensions: H. 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm)
diameter with handles 10 9/16 in. (26.9 cm)

Classification: Vases

Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917

Accession Number: 17.194.867

Description

The large carved handles resemble those found on contemporary Roman silver or bronze serving dishes and trays. At the center of the plate is a stamp with the name of the maker, Sabinianus.

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