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A group of 10 terracotta bullae, Roman

A group of 10 terracotta bullae, Roman

Item Description:

A group of 10 terracotta bullae, Roman, early - mid-3rd Century AD. An interesting group, all fired hard, probably from a fire in one of the eastern cities that was razed by the Sasanian king Shapur II. One with the head of the emperor Septimius Severus, AD 193 - 211, and several with busts of Gods and goddess and other types are represented, each an impression from a ring stone, the opposite side often carrying the grooves from a scroll, box or similar, burned away in the fire. Largest 21 x 21 mm. A neat study group and examples of Roman administrative tools. Ex Royal Athena Galleries, New York.

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