Beaker with medallions of barbotine dots - ROM2010_11689_23


Beaker with medallions of barbotine dots

Medium:Wheel thrown earthenware with slip-trailed decoration
Geography: Found in the bed of the River Walbrook at Lothbury, London, UK
Date: about 50-160 CE
Period: Roman Imperial period
7.6 x 8.3 cm
Object number: 929.49.1
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome: Britain and Ireland to the time of the Romans
DescriptionPottery for daily use was always needed by the occupying Roman army and the civilian population. It was supplied in a wide range of shapes and ware by both local workshops and distant large scale pottery-making centres (such as Gaul in modern France).
Roman World
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