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Object Number: MS2841
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Italy
Maker: Genucilia Group
Locus: Fossa Tomb 3, 4, 5
Pit Grave 3, 4, 5
Date Made: 400-250 BC
Early Date: -400
Late Date: -250
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Female Head
Height: 5.08cm
Width: 14.9cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898


Genucilia Plate. Fairly broad foot, edge raised; substantial stem. Shallow receptacle; slight articulation between it and rim. Rim has overhang which is angled inward. Glazed: edge of foot; broad band on underside of dish; overhang of rim; and glazed decoration of top surfaces. In center of top a female head facing left. On rim is wave pattern with 6 crests. Intact except ca. 1/3 of foot missing.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition
Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Turfa, Jean M. 2013. The Etruscan World. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 960, fig. 52.15View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 159, no. 136View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia, et al. 1932. Mostra d'arte antica: organizzata dal Ministero dell' Educazione Nazionale e dall' Associazione Internazionale per gli Studi Mediterranei. : Page/Fig./Plate: Tav. II, 39View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1947. Etruscan Vase-Painting. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 175, no. 5View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Del Chiaro, Mario A. 1957. The Genucilia Group: A Class of Etruscan Red-Figured Plates, in Smith, H. R. 1957. University of California Publications in Classical Archaeology. 3. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 269, pl. 21aView Objects cited in this Publication

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