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Lot 0071

Large Roman Pottery Transport Amphora w/ Barnacles

Roman, Imperial Period, ca. 2nd to 4th century CE. A sizable, wheel-thrown pottery transport amphora with a slender nubbin base, a globular body with relatively smooth surfaces, a gently tapered neck, and a thick, collared rim surrounding the mouth, all covered in thick barnacles and various sea encrustations. The uniform handles projecting from... more