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Cup

Kylix

Object Number:
MS1510
Current Location:
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Bizentium
Locus:
Trench Tomb
Date Made:
8-7 c BC
Early Date:
-800
Late Date:
-600
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Description:
Bronze. One handle rising from rim. AE cup on high base. The cup body rests on a high conical base which is hammered on. The cup body has an outward flare with a sharp shoulder rising to a vertical neck with everted rim. The neck is ornamented by a frieze of concentric triangles with their apieces on the rim. There is a wide ribbon handle ornamented by 3 rows of raised dots which is held on by 4 rivets; 2 at the handle base and 2 within the neck. Very fine condition.
Height:
20.3cm
Width:
21.6cm
Other Number:
895   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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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: pp. 90-91, no. 15
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[Book] Muller-Karpe, Hermann. 1970. Beitrage zur Chronologie der Urnenfelderzeit nordlich und sudlich der Alpen. : Page/Fig./Plate: T 32.4 (Tarquinia), T 33.1&2 (Tarquinia), T 34.d (Bisenzio)
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