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Pottery model of a roman boat
ref. : en.1023.2013 | 31 October 2013 | by Francis Leveque
modèle | Ier century AD
( Italie )
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Pottery model of a boat resting on four legs, with projections at the bow (restored), stern, and on each side; at the prow is a spout, perhaps for drinking (?); covered with olive-green/brown glaze.

1stC

Technique : lead-glazed

Dimensions :
- Height: 5.7 centimetres
- Length: 12 centimetres
- Width: 4.6 centimetres

Bequeathed by Sir William Temple in 1856

 
 
     
 

Bibliography :

  • H. B. Walters, Catalogue of the Roman Pottery in the British Museum (Roman Pottery), British Museum Press, Londres , 1908, n° K46
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