THE PROPERTY OF DANIEL M. FRIEDENBERG
A ROMAN RED SLIP POTTERY JUG
Circa 3rd Century A.D.
In the form of the head of a helmeted warrior, the helmet peaked with a short visor decorated with scrolling, with the protective cheekpieces meeting below the chin, the face characterized by creases in the forehead, fleshy lips and dimpled chin, the vessel neck emerging from the top of the helmet, the single handle arching from the back of his head to the vessel rim
6 in. (15.2 cm) high