Romano-Egyptian pottery figure of a merchant

E266

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A moulded pottery figure of a pot-bellied man wearing a tunic and holding a purse. Perhaps a comical representation of a Roman merchant or trader.

Culture
Egypt, Roman period, 1st or 2nd Century AD

Size
8.6 x 4 cms

Condition
Lower legs lost

Provenance
Ex. RW collection, Hessen, Germany; acquired before 1980.

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