Roman Terra Sigillata Fragment: Bear
An ancient Roman terra sigillata fragment depicting a bear bounding toward the spear of a hunter to the right, from a venatores scene of animal hunts at the Roman games.
Terra Sigillata Africana.
Terra Sigillata was initially an Italian ware, but in the first century AD production shifted to Gaul and later to the colonies along the German frontier.
Formerly in the Cornelius Vermuele III, former curator of the MFA, Boston.