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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.3117
Title
Arretine Ware Bowl with Stamp of L. Octavius Proclus
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
50 BCE-100 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe
Period
Roman period
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/289891
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. 3.5 × Rim D.15.5 cm (1 3/8 × 6 1/8 in.)
Provenance
Henry W. Haynes, bequest; to the Department of the Classics, Harvard University, 1912, transfer; to Fogg Museum of Art, 1977.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Department of the Classics, Harvard University, Bequest of Henry W. Haynes, 1912
Accession Year
1977
Object Number
1977.216.3117
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Intact, plain ware; minor chipping along the rim; right facing, internal planta pedis stamp reads: (L.) OCTA (VIVS) PRO(CLVS), without praenomen.

Commentary
This maker's mark is dated by Kenrick to the second half of the first century CE in central Italy. For the stamp see 2000. Oxe, Comfort, and Kenrick. Corpus Vasorum Arretinorum, p. 306, no. 1315.
Publication History

George H. Chase and Mary Zelia Pease, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, U.S.A.: volume 8, Fogg Museum and Gallatin Collections, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1942), p. 50, pl. XXX.19.a-b

Subjects and Contexts

Roman Domestic Art

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