600 BCE to 500 BCE
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.
Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
[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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