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Jug

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Object Number:
50-1-98
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italic
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Mediterranean
Date Made:
500 BCE to 300 BCE
Early Date:
-500
Late Date:
-300
Section:
European
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Superposed Color
Iconography:
Owl
Olive
Palmette
Description:
Beaked jug in superposed color; small; owl and floral ornament (olive and palmette); intact. On neck an owl, stance toward right, but head frontal. On either side a vertical spray of olive. Below owl, on front of body a large palmette. On either side a looped tendril terminatin above in a small flower. Intact. Good black glaze. Colour well preserved. On underside a large capital M and a smaller X.
Height:
16.1cm
Width:
10cm
Outside Diamater:
8.5cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. R. Hare Davis

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