University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS971
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Italy
Locus: Tomb 23F
Height: 24.3cm
Outside Diameter:28.4cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Giuseppe Ficola, 1896
Other Number507 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number508 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number


Urn: Pottery. Intact, but surface worn. Fabric of medium fine texture, buff at core, outer surface varying from dark copper red to orange. Wheel-made. Medium polish. Filled with burned bones apparently from more than one body.
Lid: Pottery. Surface abrasions. Fabric similar to Urn. Wheel-made. An unusual piece combinging two techniques. Its inner surface, treated with a color wash and well polished, is of a deep copper red colore, the handle, however, the exterior of the vase and the inside of the foot are covered with a cream slip, over which are painted designs in red: transverse lines on the handle; hatched triangles on rim; below rim a zigzag with enclosed chevrons, broad transverse boands connecting this zone with foot; band about top of foot and on its flaring edge.


[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 21, no. 1 and 2, pl. IXView Objects cited in this Publication

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