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Kotyle

Object Number:
MS2751
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus:
Tomb 1
Date Made:
7th century BC
Early Date:
-700
Late Date:
-600
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Impasto
Iconography:
Bird
Description:
Pottery; intact; fabric like MS2736-39; pale chocolate at core, darker on surface; wheel-made; rim slightly inset; handles flat and angular. Under each handle three conventic foliates incised so deeply as to leave outlines embossed on interior. Main decoration: incised bird, similar to bird on MS2739 except body filled with dots instead of lines. Below rim line of dots in rectangular frame. Dots neatly cut and with the lines of decoration were once filled with red pigment.
Height:
8.57cm
Width:
14cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 11, fig. 9; pp. 93-94, no. 18
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[Catalogue] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 13, no. 15
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[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 56, no. 17, pl. XXX
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