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Amphora

Object Number:
MS562
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Locus:
Tomb 5
Period:
Archaic Greek Period
Date Made:
600-575 BC
Early Date:
-600
Late Date:
-575
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Description:
Intact but for hole in side of body. Fabric of medium fine texture, cinder-grey at core, outer portions buff. Wheel-made. Exterior is glaze-painted on wheel, except the neck, a narrow band below handles and band above foot reserved. Body a wide sharp ovoid, handles from neck to shoulder round in section and bent at sharp angle. Lip high and curved on neck both faces painted l c-c between pairs of short wavy vertical lines. Graffito on neck. Sample of clay taken from base for analysis in SOS project of British School of Archaeology oin Athens (Dr. Alan Johnston). July 30, 1975. GRE.
Height:
66.2cm
Outside Diamater:
44.4cm
Other Number:
130   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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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. 44, fig. 30
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[Book] White, Donald, et al. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 32
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[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 97-98, no. 1, pl. LI
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