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Object Number:
MS2500
Current Location:
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Date Made:
599-500BC
Early Date:
-599
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Bucchero
Description:
Bucchero "fruitstand"; partially thrown and tooled. Semi-cylindrical body on high foot with flared base; four female heads at corners. Rim grooved and incised. Four tear-shaped cut outs separated by vertical grooves on each side of the body. Foot and base grooved. Fabric: dark grey core, flecks mica (?). Glossy black surface. Top of foot and large body section restored in plaster, painted black. Holes bored probably in antiquity on either side of a break in original portion. Body hand-modeled and tooled; foot-thrown and hollowed out by trimming. Burnished.
Height:
19.8cm
Length:
18.7cm
Width:
11.8cm
Outside Diamater:
10.2cm
Other Number:
814   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 203, no. 207
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[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 427
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