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Pyxis

Object Number:
MS2732A
Current Location:
Culture:
Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus:
Tomb 1
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Description:
Pottery; one foot and most of lid restored; clay finer and less ruddy than MS2730. Remains of two broad bands encircle knob of lid. Narrower bands and zones with groups of parallel waved lines between knob and margin. Inside of pyxis two reserved bands; rest dark color. On outer surface of handles band of black; dotted lattice pattern; upright lines; hour-glass motif. Legs: Palmettes like those on MS2730 but right side up; triangles of solid color fill upper corners of legs; feet slippered. Painted by same hand as MS2730.
Height:
15.4cm
Outside Diamater:
14.1cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Turfa, Jean M. 2013. The Etruscan World. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 945, fig. 52.3
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[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 163, no. 142
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[Catalogue] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 21, no. 31
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[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 55, no. 4, pl. XXX
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