Terracotta model of a nymphaeum depicting a fountain in a cave, with the rock of the entrance arch represented by small terracotta elements painted brown. Such objects were perhaps intended for children’s play.


  • Title: Nymphaeum (fountain)
  • Date Created: Late 3rd - early 2nd century BC
  • Location Created: Taranto, Contrada Corvisea, 1930
  • Physical Dimensions: 33 cm (height); 12.5 cm (diameter)
  • Medium: Terracotta
  • Room: Room XX, showcase 49, 1.17

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