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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.170
Title
Fragment of an Amphora Belly with Stamped Inscription
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
fragment
Date
1st-2nd centuries CE
Period
Roman Imperial period
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/287702
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Stamped
Dimensions
12.5 x 6.5 x 2.1 cm (4 15/16 x 2 9/16 x 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: (palm branch to left) VRSI
Provenance
Found by George Pfeiffer in Rome, before 1905.
Gift to the Department of the Classics, 1905.
Transfer from Department of the Classics, 1977.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Department of the Classics, Harvard University, Gift of Pfeiffer-Hartwell Collection
Accession Year
1977
Object Number
1977.216.170
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

John Bodel and Stephen Tracy, Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A checklist, American Academy in Rome (New York, 1997), p. 48.

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