University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 50-1-76
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Etruscan
Italic
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Corinth
Date Made: 600 BCE to 500 BCE
Early Date: -600
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Paint
Technique:Etrusco-Corinthian
Painted
Iconography:Lions
Height: 4cm
Outside Diameter:6.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. R. Hare Davis, 1950

Description

Painted frieze of felines (lions?). Complete except for chips; glaze somewhat peeled. Biconical jar on low base, out-turned rim. Animal frieze on shoulder: two panthers and lion, incised rosettes. Added purple on manes of animals. Rays on rim. Buff clay, dull black glaze.


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