African Sigillata 1 Form 5 Variant 1

Hayes 8A/Bonifay Type 3 bowl.

Bowl with rim with rounded tip with projecting angular molding on exterior immediately below, straight, steep upper wall, angular transition to straight shallow, lower wall and ring-footed base.  Bands of chattering on molding on exterior upper wall and angle between upper and lower wall; two grooves on interior upper wall opposite molding.  Glossy slip on all surfaces.

One specimen (PEPP 5207) has an unusual elements of morphology and an unusually fine fabric and may belong to a Central Tunisian production of this class.

Hayes 1972, 33-35; Atlante I, 26-27; Lund 1995, 479-480; Bonifay 2004, 154, 156, Serrano Ramos 2005, 231.