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Pyxis

Object Number:
MS4865B
Current Location:
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Period:
Archaic Greek Period
Date Made:
540-450 BC
Early Date:
-540
Late Date:
-450
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Figure
Description:
Restored from many fragments. Much of rim and wall and all of knob restored in plaster. Interior unglazed. Reserved frieze occupies most of outer wall with glazed band around outer edge and glazed central area at top. In frieze two processions of figures converging on a seated, cloaked male figure facing right. From left figured proceeding to right are: two male figures, a male on horseback, a cloaked male, a cloaked female figure. From right figures proceeding to left; Nude male figure with shield and spear; female figure; nude male figure; male on horseback; male figure; female figure. MS4865B is the lid for MS3438.
Height:
6.5cm
Outside Diamater:
17.5cm

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: p. 228, no. 245
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[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 436
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