A group of three Roman terracotta bullae, c. 2nd - 3rd Century A.D.

A group of three Roman terracotta bullae, c. 2nd - 3rd Century A.D.

Code: 2376

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Description: A group of three terracotta bullae (pottery document seals for papyrus scrolls), each decorated with different scenes from impressed seals, one showing an eagle, one a wolf with head looking backwards, and the third a male bust. Some minor wear, but nice examples.

Size: The bullae 17-22 mm/0.7-0.8 in. across.

Culture: Roman

Date: c. 2nd - 3rd Century A.D.

Provenance: Ex Dr Geoffrey A. Smith Collection, San Diego, California, acquired before 1978.