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Amphora

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Object Number:
MS2736
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus:
Tomb 1
Date Made:
700 BCE to 600 BCE
Early Date:
-700
Late Date:
-600
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Incised
Iconography:
Animals
Bird
Description:
Large spirally grooved amphora. Pottery; rim chipped; core of fabric reddish; outer surface brownish grey to black; well polished; texture fine; sparse inclusions fine grains of mica with occasional grains of other material; wheelmade; incised double spiral surmounted by a bird similar to painted birds on 36-15-1, MS3070 and 3071 in style; framed by two groups of 8 parallel lines curved to emphasize vase shape; lower ends are adjacent to other groups rising diagonally to handle; 6 groups of diagonals on handles; red and white color once in incisions.
Height:
25cm
Outside Diamater:
26cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 56, no. 9, pl. XXX
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