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Object Number: MS2751
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
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
Height: 8.4cm
Width: 13.97cm
Outside Diameter:9.3cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1898

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition
Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] 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. 18View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] 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. 15View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 56, no. 17, pl. XXXView Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.130, no.80eView Objects cited in this Publication

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