University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Superposed Color
Iconography:Owl
Olive
Palmette
Height: 16.1cm
Width: 10cm
Outside Diameter:8.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. R. Hare Davis, 1950

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.


Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 75View Objects cited in this Publication

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