- Museum number
Ampulla; clay; flat, circular sides with designs in relief. On side (a), within a floral border of tendrils and berries, is a cross, with trilobate leaves between the arms. On side (b), within a plain border, and divided by two raised lines, is an inscription in relief and upside down.
- Production date
- 480-650 (circa)
Height: 4 inches
- Curator's comments
- Terracotta IV
Donated: Augustus Wollaston Franks. Said to be from Egypt.
Late Roman, about AD 480-650.
Comparanda: Side (a): near: Ubero and Dolors Magalón 2001: 151, no. 189 = Ashmolean 1889.940.
Side (b): near: Witt 2000: no. 60, side B, dated end of fifth to mid-seventh century AD.
Bibliog: Murray 1907: pl. iv:4.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number