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Fragment of a Mold for Arretine Bowl

27 BCE–14 CE
Overall: 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)
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Arretine ware takes its name from Arretium (modern Arezzo, Italy), a major production site.

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Showing a young man and woman reclining, probably at a symposium, this fragment comes from a mold that would have been used to produce relief-decorated terracotta bowls. For less affluent consumers, such products may have served as affordable alternatives to costlier versions made with precious metal.
Fragment of a Mold for Arretine Bowl

Fragment of a Mold for Arretine Bowl

27 BCE–14 CE

Italy, Roman

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