University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS1628
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Date Made: 499-400 BC
Early Date: -499
Late Date: -400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Terracotta
Technique:Bucchero
Iconography:Sphinx
Grafitto
Length: 7cm
Width: 2.75cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number1205 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Sherd, cut from wall of kantharos on which inscription ran from lip down to floor on interior. Cut neatly with sharp insturment and filled with white. Frame is also graffito A second, of three letters, on exterior behind head of sphinx.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 137-138, no. 100View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.152, no.227View Objects cited in this Publication

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