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Object Number:
MS2499
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location:
Chiusi (uncertain)
Date Made:
599-500BC
Early Date:
-599
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Bucchero
Iconography:
Sphinx
Description:
Bucchero; molded and tooled. Trefoil-mouthed, ovoid body, slender neck, low flared foot. Three pairs of relief sphinxes on body, pegasos torsos and pendants on shoulder, palmette rondels, grooves and bands on neck and below sphinxes, and relief warrior on handle. Fabric: dark gray, fine-grained core with white inclusions. Surface abaded with low gloss. Uneven firing. Condition: yellow incrustation on neck and rim. Restoration with plaster and gray paint on rim, body, and handle. Three pieces missing. Technique: thrown in sections in a jigger on the wheel.
Height:
43cm
Outside Diamater:
22cm
Other Number:
807   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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