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Oinochoe

Jug

Object Number:
MS2517
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
South Italy
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Figure
Iconography:
Eros
Women
Tympanum
Altar?
Description:
Etruscan Red-figured Jug. Oinochoe Shape VII. Intact. In area below handle a large vertical palmette and two large rosettes. On either side foliage resembling a question mark and a trumpet. On front, "Eros (or Lasa) and a woman with a tympanon, both running and looking around." Between them an altar (?). "On the neck, a woman seated with a tympanon.' Border of large egg pattern on shoulder at base of neck.
Height:
35.5cm
Outside Diamater:
17.5cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Turfa, Jean M. 2013. The Etruscan World. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 960, fig. 52.14
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[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 59, fig. 42a-b; p. 283, no. 319
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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. 37, no. 54
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