Roman Terra Sigillata Fragment
An ancient Roman terra sigillata fragment depicting a bounding bear with a collar around its neck, from a venatores scene of animal hunts at the Roman games.
Terra Sigillata Africana.
Venatores (hunters) specialized in animal hunts as well as circus tricks with ferocious animals during Roman gladiatorial games.
Formerly in the Cornelius Vermuele III, former curator of the MFA, Boston.