University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Height: 24.4cm
Outside Diameter:10.6cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number119 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 54, no. 22View Objects cited in this Publication

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