University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Height: 59cm
Outside Diameter:31cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896

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.


Bibliography:

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

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