Roman fragment depicting an ostrich and lionessR186
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.
Roman, North African colonies, 3rd or 4th Century AD
7.7 x 12.9 cms
Fragment as seen in the photographs
Ex. private collection, Staffordshire, UK; acquired c. 1950’s-1980’s.