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Bowl

Pyxidion

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Object Number:
MS2759
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus:
Tomb 1
Date Made:
600 BCE to 500 BCE
Early Date:
-600
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Etrusco-Corinthian
Iconography:
Animals
Bird
Description:
Etrusco-Corinthian lentoid pyxis; animal frieze (birds). Pottery. Italic imitation of a Corinthian bowl; intact; fabric and technique like MS2732; on lip rays; on shoulder, two ducks and filling ornaments with free use of incisions and purple color on breast and wings of the ducks; two fine lines of dilute golden brown between base and shoulder line, and on the foot. Cream clay, fine texture. Shape: short foot with rounded edge. Body depressed spherical shape. Two deep concentric grooves at shoulder. No neck. Lip short, slightly flaring. Rim narrow, wide mouth. No handles.
Height:
6.4cm
Outside Diamater:
9.1cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 57, no. 34, pl. XXXI
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