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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.62
Title
Rim Fragment with Punic Stamp
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Date
300-146 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Carthage (North Africa)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Phoenician
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/175257
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Stamped
Dimensions
6.74 x 2.57 cm (2 5/8 x 1 in.)
Provenance
Collected by Horton O'Neil in the fields outside Carthage, 1924-1925.
Given to McDaniel Collection by O'Neil in December 1965.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Alice Corinne McDaniel Collection, Department of the Classics, Harvard University
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.62
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Tunisian fabric, overfired to a green color. Trumpet shaped rim. Stamp on exterior of rim. Stamp is round, 1.57 cm: Kaph (k); 'alef. The two letters are of late form. Early Roman Amphora type II (Carthage, University of Michigan type series, 1975), local imitation of Phoenician form.
Publication History

Nancy Hirschland and Mason Hammond, "Stamped Potters' Marks and Other Stamped Pottery in the McDaniel Collection", Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1968), Vol. 72, pp. 369-82, p. 377 pl. 1 no. 11

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