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ROMAN EGYPTIAN PORPHYRY MORTAR

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ROMAN EGYPTIAN PORPHYRY MORTAR
ROMAN EGYPTIAN PORPHYRY MORTAR
ROMAN EGYPTIAN PORPHYRY MORTAR
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A beautiful Roman mortar made out of Red Egyptian Porphyry . Late Roman IInd - IVth century CE . Made from a block of porphyry hollowed out and shaped . All porphyry was quarried from Mons Porphyrites in Egypt , exploited by the Romans between 1st and the 5th century CE . A valuable and highly appreciated material that was in Roman times reserved for dignitaries .Mortaio in porfido rosso antico di Egitto  / mortier en porphyre d'EgypteLiterature :  R. Delbrueck , Dario Del Bufalo .

Price: 
Price upon request
Price: 
Price upon request
Size in cm: 
H. 17 W. 19 D. 19 cm.
Size in inch: 
H. 7 W. 7 D. 7 in.
Time Period: 
Unknown
Year: 
300
Condition: 
Excellent
Country: 
Italy
Category:
In The Period Of: 
Roman

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