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Ancient Art

Dish

ca. A.D. 275–350

Ceramic

5.715 × 20.955 cm (2 1/4 × 8 1/4 in.)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.216.49
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Tunisian, Roman
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Purchased by J. Crockett in 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 amphitheater of El Djem.

Bibliography: 

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

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