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Ancient Art

Bowl

A.D. 150–250

Ceramic

8.89 × 21.59 cm (3 1/2 × 8 1/2 in.)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.216.43
Culture: 
Tunisian, Roman
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Purchased by J. Crockett in January, 1971, from the father of a Tunisian driver (Dachmani) for the U.S. Embassy, Tunis. Said to have been found near Mahdia, north of the Colosseum of El Djem.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 143.

John W. Hayes, Late Roman Pottery (London: British School at Rome, 1972).

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