Over 4 ¼” length. red terra cotta. The filler surrounded by a high relied flower with scrolling border. Angled thumb nub. The bottom with an X maker’s mark. Carthage (modern Tunis) was an important Mediterranean trading port just 140 mile distant from Sicily, easily accessible by sea. Evolving from a Phoenician colony, it became a center of great affluence demonstrated in the sophisticated embellishment of this example.