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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.174
Title
Brick Stamp of the Ponticulan Brickyards of the Severan Emperors
Classification
Brick Stamps
Work Type
brick stamp
Date
212-217 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Latium
Period
Roman Imperial period, Middle
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/287704
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Stamped
Dimensions
23 x 21 x 4 cm (9 1/16 x 8 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: OP DOL EX PRAED AUG N FIG/LIN PONTICLANAS / (star or sun between the horns of a crescent moon)
Provenance
Acquired by George Pfeiffer in Rome, from the Aurelianic Wall, before 1905.
Gift of George Pfeiffer 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
1977.216.174
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. 55.

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