University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS2503
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Italic
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Date Made: 599-500BC
Early Date: -599
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Technique:Bucchero
Iconography:Rooster
Height: 16cm
Length: 17cm
Outside Diameter:5.8cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number815 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Bucchero pesante rooster finial; from ornate focolare; mate to MS 2504; very fine; from large ornate vase. Moulded and tooled. Hollow rooster with comb, wattle tail, and peg on bottom for attachment to lid. Two holes, one near peg and one under tail. Fabric: dark grey core, fine-grained. Glossy black surface. Condition: two chips off tail, fragment missing from peg. Technique: moulded in 2 sections, vertical join. Place of manufacture: Orvieto or Chiusi


Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Classical World: Italy ( Jun 1958 - 1969)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 427View Objects cited in this Publication

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