Roman fragment depicting a nereid riding TritonR186
A red slip ware pottery fragment decorated with a lyre-playing nereid riding on the back of the sea-monster demi-god Triton.
Roman, North African colonies, 3rd or 4th Century AD
5.3 x 4.2 cms
Fragment as shown
Ex. private collection, Wiltshire, UK; acquired from BA Seaby, London, UK during the 1980’s-1990’s.