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Roman Egypt, Terracotta Bulla Seal, c. 150 - 250 A.D.
A bulla (plural, Bullae), is a lump of clay or lead molded around a cord and stamped with a seal that identifies the sender. With a bulla in place a container cannot be violated without visible damage to either the bulla or the cord, thereby ensuring the contents remain tamper-proof until they reach their destination.
AS46909. Roman Egypt
, Terracotta bulla
1.489g, maximum diameter
18.7mm, c. 150 - 250 A.D.; SOLD
Catalog current as of Tuesday, March 19, 2019.
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