Roman fragment depicting an ostrich and lioness

R186

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A fragment from a large red slip ware pottery canted dish decorated with an applique showing a lioness mauling an ostrich, probably a circus depiction.

Culture
Roman, North African colonies, 3rd or 4th Century AD

Size
7.7 x 12.9 cms

Condition
Fragment as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Staffordshire, UK; acquired c. 1950’s-1980’s.

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