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Stamnos

Object Number:
MS2521
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
South Italy
Date Made:
399-300 BC
Early Date:
-399
Late Date:
-300
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Figure
Iconography:
Woman
Cushion
Altar
Eros
Alabastron
Description:
Etruscan Red-figured Stamnos. A) Woman running with a cushion in right hand toward an altar. B) Eros, wings unfurled, advancing toward left with an alabastron in his left hand. A palmette under each handle. On either side of each handle an involved palmette and foliage arrangement, Egg pattern above scenes and on edge of lip. Intact.
Height:
29.5cm
Outside Diamater:
17cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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: pp. 165-166, no. 145
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