Terracotta mold fragment
- Mid Imperial
- ca. 2nd century A.D.
- Overall: 3 1/8 x 5 1/2 in. (7.9 x 14 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
- Accession Number:
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.