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Early Roman Terracotta Feeding Bottle

Republican
3rd century BCE - 1st century BCE
Clay

2 5/16 x 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (5.9 x 14.6 x 8.9 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.144
Other Number(s): 64 (American Exploration Society)
Geography: Europe
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Bottles
Culture/Nationality: Roman

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  • ceramic - Refers to any of various hard, brittle, heat-resistant and corrosion-resistant materials made by shaping and then firing a nonmetallic mineral, such as clay, at a high temperature.
  • nursing bottles - Bottles with a rubber or soft plastic nipple attached, from which an infant sucks milk or other liquid.
  • Roman - Refers broadly to the period, styles, and culture of the state centered on the city of Rome from the period from the founding of the city ca. 700 BCE through the events leading to the founding of the republic in 509 BCE, the establishment of the empire in 27 BCE, and the final eclipse of the Empire of the West in the 5th century CE. Ancient Rome became a powerful force and supplanted Greek and Etruscan influence on the Apennine peninsula. Its rule and influence gradually encompassed a wide area in Europe, northern Africa, the Middle East, and Asia Minor. Its influence was wide in scope, including sculpture, painting, architecture, engineering, language, the road system, law, and many other areas of culture. Roman art and architecture is characterized by early derivations from Greek art and architecture, but it gradually developed into a style of its own, absorbing characteristics of styles from the far flung regions under its control.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Feed Your Head: Food as Material and Metaphor Bryn Mawr College , Nov 4, 2011 – Dec 20, 2011

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/157616 |title=Early Roman Terracotta Feeding Bottle |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=5/18/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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