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Amphora

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Object Number:
MS2510
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Maker:
Group of Villa Giulia 2303
Date Made:
399-300BC
Early Date:
-399
Late Date:
-300
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Glazed
Description:
"The vase has a reddish-brown covering, apparently glaze. The handles (partly restored) are pairs of ketoi intertwined, painted red and light blue; on the neck an ivy pattern; on the upper part of the body two rows of floral decoration with a meander below. The foot is modern." (Beazley). The floral decoration on the upper body includes numerous sizable palmettes.
Height:
59cm
Outside Diamater:
31cm

Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 427
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[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1947. Etruscan Vase-Painting. : Page/Fig./Plate: 310
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[Catalogue] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 96, No. 95
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