VB·18 Ornavasso

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Classification: cup
Archaeological Type: terra sigillata Haltern 15 b

Material: pottery
Size: height 3.5 cm, rim diam. 7.5 cm, foot diam. 3.3 cm
Condition: unknown

Archaeological culture: Roman imperial period
Date: 30–55 AD

Site: Ornavasso (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy)
Field name: In Persona
Archaeological context: grave 131
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.: 1405

Inscription: VB·18 (atecua)
Stamp: AVILI

Alternative sigla: Whatmough 1933 (PID): 319
Morandi 2004: 61

Sources: Morandi 2004: 561 no. 61


Terra sigillata cup type Haltern 15 b found in the inhumation grave no. 131 of the In Persona necropolis. Dating from Morandi.