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Lekythos

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Object Number:
MS2837
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Latium
Ardea
Locus:
Fossa Tomb 3, 4, 5
Pit Grave 3, 4, 5
Date Made:
4th century BC
Early Date:
-400
Late Date:
-300
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Superposed Color
Description:
On front (side opposite handle) is a female head facing left. On either side of handle are convolutions of tendrils Ray pattern from base of lip to shoulder. Two well separated wheel-painted lines around lower wall, one serving as base-line for head. Decoration entirely in yellow. Where it has peeled away the surface underneath is grey though on front parts of head it is russet. Intact.
Height:
13cm
Outside Diamater:
7.1cm

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Museo nazionale di Villa Giulia, et al. 1932. Mostra d'arte antica: organizzata dal Ministero dell' Educazione Nazionale e dall' Associazione Internazionale per gli Studi Mediterranei. : Page/Fig./Plate: Tav. II, 31
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[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1947. Etruscan Vase-Painting. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 195 ff.
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