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Alabastron

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Object Number:
MS710
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Locus:
Tomb B
Date Made:
799-600 BC
Early Date:
-799
Late Date:
-600
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Etrusco-Corinthian
Iconography:
Panther
Bird
Swan
Cock
Description:
Intact. Tall alabastron with rounded bottom. Two friezes, bordered by tripleglaze bands. In lower frieze, panther, bird and swans. In upper, two birds. Filling ornament of incised rosettes. Below neck, tongue pattern. On upper face of rim, bands. Careless drawing. Traces of incision and of added purple. Buff clay, brownish black glaze, much peeled.
Other Number:
119   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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