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  • Description

    Pottery: fragment of clay mould for Arretine bowl.
    Two Seileni dancing on either side of a krater of calyx-form with body fluted below, on a high fluted stem and base; the Seilenos on the right dances with knees bent holding a bowl in right hand; the other holds something in right hand on hip and a bowl in left. They appear to have filled, or to be about to fill, their bowls from the krater. On the right are part of a thyrsos and the tail of a fawn-skin; on the left, part of another Seilenos to left. Above, bead- moulding and egg-pattern.


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  • Dimensions

    • Height: 8.4 centimetres (max)
    • Width: 15 centimetres (max)
  • Curator's comments

    Roman Pottery

    The faces and hair are rendered with the minuteness of an engraved gem.

  • Bibliography

    • Roman Pottery L98 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

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  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

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Object reference number: GAA54862

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