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Object Number: MS2997
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Ardea
Maker: Genucilia Group
Locus: Camera Tomb 1
Chamber Tomb 1
Date Made: 400-250 BC
Early Date: -400
Late Date: -250
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Glazed
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

Description

Broad base with raised edge. Low, thick stem. Shallow receptacle; slight articulation between it and fairly broad rim. Rim has overhang, angled inward. Glazed: edge foot; band on underside of dish; edge of overhang; and glazed decoration of top surfaces. In center of top is an equal-armed cross with a glaze dash in each quadrant. On top of rim is a wave pattern with 5 crests. Intact. Soft, fine grained buff clay.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia, et al. 1932. Mostra d'arte antica: organizzata dal Ministero dell' Educazione Nazionale e dall' Associazione Internazionale per gli Studi Mediterranei. : Page/Fig./Plate: Tav. I, 18View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1947. Etruscan Vase-Painting. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 176, no. 18View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Del Chiaro, Mario A. 1957. The Genucilia Group: A Class of Etruscan Red-Figured Plates, in Smith, H. R. 1957. University of California Publications in Classical Archaeology. 3. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 292View Objects cited in this Publication

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