ostracon ancient art



Roman North African Red Slip Bowl, 375-400 AD

Fine red slip ware bowl on a low ring base, the flat floor offset from the steep wall by a groove.

The flat rim with a fine groove around the outer edge. All covered by a thin smoothed slip.

Roman African red slip ware pottery is characterized by an orange color and a shiny surface.

By the third century AD, fine African red slip pottery wares became the most popular type of tableware in the Roman Empire.

Intact and fine.

D. 16 cm (6.3 in), H. 3.4 cm (1.3 in)

Belgium private collection by succession.

420 USD

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