Vertically pierce jug, wheel-made of fine, hard buff clay. Bee in relief, with incised detail, on opposite handle. Epsilon and phi to left and right of head, respectively, also in relief. V-shaped incision on lower part of handle. The vase is unique; the decoration copies Ephesian coin type. May have been used for precious liquid.
Coin or lead tesserae mold is made of rough hewn rock with one flat surface with two shallow disk shaped reliefs impressed in negative on surface with two shallow disk shaped reliefs impressed in negative on it. Each impression has central figure, with row of holes along edge. Funnel shaped groove runs from edge of rock to disk reliefs, probably used to pour in metal. Chips along edges, minor scratches. Purchased of L. Pollak, Rome.