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Accession_Number TEMP.2005.8.1
adlib_title Samian sigillata bowl
Shape Bowl
Shape_description Fragment of an opened vessel, form 'Dragendorff 29' (according to M. Fulford)
Material Terracotta
Fabric Samian
Fabric_description Orange
Munsell_color
Decoration Decoration in relief: On lower part of wall is a frieze including two tall birds (cranes?), the first in 3/4-view to left with wings outspread and head turned to the right, the second advancing profile to the left. They are enclosed in a rectangle outlined with relief dots. Below a row of relief dots, on lower part of body, is a floral frieze, consisting of inverted lotus buds, tendrils, and rising acanthus leaves.
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Condition Single hexagonal fragment broken on all sides.
Technique/Style Sigillata
Provenance From the kiln at La Graufesenque
Period Roman
Date AD 50-100
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Front view of the esterior of a fragment of Samian pot.
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View of the interior of a fragment of a Samian pot.
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Detail of the decor on a fragment of a Samian pot.
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Front view of the esterior of a fragment of Samian pot.
Comparanda See http://www.potsherd.uklinux.net/atlas/Ware/SGTS
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Location Timeline 3 top
Edited_by Kinsey; Joana Varela
Date_edited 17.01.2006; 05.04.2017
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