VB·13 Ornavasso

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Classification: cup
Archaeological Type: terra sigillata, Dragendorff 31

Material: pottery
Size: height 5.6 cm, max. diam. 19.5 cm, foot diam. 9.6 cm
Condition: unknown

Archaeological culture: Roman imperial period
Date: 55–90 AD

Site: Ornavasso (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy)
Field name: In Persona
Archaeological context: grave 153
(Objects: VB·11 Ornavasso, VB·12 Ornavasso, VB·13 Ornavasso, VB·15 Ornavasso)
Coordinates (approx.): 45° 58' 8.40" N, 8° 24' 57.60" E [from site]
Find date: 1890–1893
Find circumstances: excavation
Finder: Enrico Bianchetti
Current location: Museo del Paesaggio (Verbania Pallanza)
Inventory no.: 1419

Inscription: VB·13 (p.pusionis)
Stamp: L. MR.

Alternative sigla: Whatmough 1933 (PID): 316
Morandi 2004: 57 bis

Sources: Morandi 2004: 559 no. 57 bis


Terra sigillata cup found in the inhumation grave no. 153 of the In Persona necropolis, together with VB·11 Ornavasso, VB·12 Ornavasso, VB·15 Ornavasso; the stamp is the same as on VB·12 Ornavasso. Dating from Morandi.