"Tesson Gallo Romain - Warrior Fighter - Sigillata - Gaule I- IIIrd - N ° 14"This is an archaeological fragment of a shaped piece made in Gaul between the 1st and 3rd century AD. dimensions (height width depth): 5.8 x 7 x 1.5 cm Ceramic sigilé is a fine ceramic for table service, used in Roman Antiquity. It is characterized by a red varnish cooked in an oxidizing atmosphere. The decorations are in relief, molded, printed or reported. Some pieces bear stamps, hence the name, sigillate coming from sigillum, the seal. After the conquest of Gaul by Caesar, the presence of many legions created a market, and led to the opening of factories. There were several large production centers: Lyon, Graufensenque (Aveyron) and Lezoux Auvergne (Arvernes territory). Our fragments come from an auction at Clermond Ferrand; They probably come from workshops in the Lezoux region. The italic and South Gaul sigillas were exported to Africa and Spain, where workshops were created.