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Oinochoe

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Object Number:
MS2518
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italic
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Caere
Date Made:
375-350 BC
Early Date:
-375
Late Date:
-350
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Figure
Iconography:
Figures
Female
Description:
Etruscan red-figured beaked jug, painted with large heads on body. On body, two confronted heads, full lips, large sakkoi filled with lines, crosses, commas, circles. Between faces small upright palmettes on lower body. On shoulder short glaze strokes on reserved band. Added white on sakkoi, palmette, now faded. Two incisions around lower body just above base. Large palmette below handle on body with heavy tendril oneither side. On neck, female head facing left, as those on body. Intact. Fabric: light orange-buff on surfaces. Glaze: fairly lustrous, thin in places.
Height:
32.7cm
Outside Diamater:
18.1cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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