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Ancient Art

Red slip ware piriform jug with appliqué decoration

ca. A.D. 200–250/75

Terracotta

16.2 × 9 cm (6 3/8 × 3 9/16 in.)
other (Width including handle): 10.2 cm(4 in.)
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
1984.79.2
Culture: 
Roman, Tunisian
Period: 
Roman (3rd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ambassador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., acquired in Tunisia; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1984.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1984,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 39, no. 3 (Winter 1986): 80, ill.

John W. Hayes, Late Roman Pottery (London: British School at Rome, 1972), for shape pg. 193–5. For decoration pgs. 212–14.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 330, no. 165, pl. 165.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.