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Jar

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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
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.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. R. Hare Davis

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