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Oinochoe

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Object Number:
MS547
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Manufacture Location:
Corinth
Locus:
Tomb 5
Period:
Middle Corinthian Period
Date Made:
595-570 BC
Early Date:
-595
Late Date:
-570
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Iconography:
Goat
Panther
Swan
Doe
Boar
Lion
Lioness
Description:
Trefoil oinochoe with small, narrow, conical foot. Very full body; triple segmented vertical handle which rises high and curves down to join lip. Solid glaze on interior of trefoil and on exterior of handle and neck. Thick band above and below demarcates middle from top and bottom frieze. Top frieze: grazing goat flanked by panthers, then (on left) a swan and (on right) a boar. Central frieze: swan with displayed wings (below goat of top frieze) then (on left) a panther followed by a grazing doe, a lion and a bull; then (to right) a panther followed by a swan, a panther and a swan. Bottom frieze: two confronted grazing goats (below the main swan of central frieze) then (on left) a swan, a grazing goat, a lion and lioness; then (on right) two grazing goats followed by two grazing deer. Filling ornament consists of dots, blobs and incised rosettes. Lower body black down to zone of rays. Outer face of foot solidly glazed; underside reserved.
Height:
43.9cm
Outside Diamater:
31.8cm
Other Number:
1   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Schaus, Gerald P. & Benson, Jack L. 1995. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: The University Museum. University Museum 2; USA 29. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 61; pl. 39, 1-6
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[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 98-99, no. 4, pl. LII
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