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Kylix

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Object Number:
MS1755
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italic
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Tarquinia
Date Made:
500-450 BC
Early Date:
-500
Late Date:
-450
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Applied Color
Superposed Color
Iconography:
Sacrifice
Altar
Youths
Winged Male
Doric Capital
Description:
Kylix in superposed color; Corneto: tomb group under investigation (includes sacrifice of chariot team). Large tondo, encircled by continuous wavy line within wheel-painted lines. Naked male figure, wigs outstretched, in 3/4 view, striding toward left with right foot forward. He holds a wreath in his left hand and seems to hold a branch over a construction which is possibly an altar with his right hand. The altar consists of a spreading base, a short shaft, and a heavy Doric capital. Flames rise from the top. Exterior: On each side two draped figures face one another. Largely intact but several pieces broken off and glued back on. All deocration in pinkish yellow with much incision for winged figure.
Height:
9.21cm
Outside Diamater:
31.43cm
Other Number:
912   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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