Ancient Art

Ceramic Bowl

ca. A.D. 575–675

Ceramic

5.08 x 16.51 cm (2 x 6 1/2 in.)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.216.46
Culture: 
Tunisian, Roman
Period: 
Late Roman/Byzantine
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased by J. Crockett on November 28, 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 amhitheater of El Djem.

Bibliography: 

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

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