bowlAccession number: 12623
Collection place: France (Gaul)
Production date: Late Iron Age-Roman; 1st century
Measurements: H 125 mm; DM (rim) 155 mm; DM (base) 90 mm
Museum Section: Roman
Summary: Cylindrical decorated samian bowl (Drag.30) in a glossy red slip, reconstructed from sherds and restored. The upper part of the exterior is plain while the decorated zone is bounded at the top by an ovolo (egg-and-tongue) border. There are internal grooves level with the top of the external decoration. The main decorative design consists of a full height winged figure divided by saltires and secondary smaller figures standing over altars. Unsigned but in style of Crestio.
Location: Not currently on display. For information contact the Museum.