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Zoomorphic Vase

Aryballos

Object Number:
MS558
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Locus:
Tomb 5
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Handmade
Etrusco-Corinthian
Iconography:
Doe
Description:
Plastic vase: doe. Two hooves, a chip from the neck, and the stopper in the form of the head, missing. Handmade. Seated doe with legs folded beneath her. The hooves, the fetlocks, the knees, the corresponding joins on the hind legs, the tail, and the band about the neck are painted matt brown. The rest of the vase, except the belly, covereed with fine brown dots. Clean pale buff clay.
Height:
7.4cm
Length:
14.5cm
Other Number:
102   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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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. 168-169, no. 149
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[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 99, no. 9, pl. LII
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