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Italic pottery dish for serving seafood

M28

£140.00

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A pottery dish with a dimpled omphalos to the centre and a single band of ochre painted decoration around the rim. This shape of dish was usually used for serving seafood, so that garum paste could be placed in the middle with a wide surface around it for holding the food.

Culture
Italy, Italic, 5th or 4th Century BC

Size
4.1 x 19.2 cms

Condition
Chipping and a small crack around the edge of the rim

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Deuil-La-Barre, France; acquired late 19th to mid 20th Century

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