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Kantharos

Object Number:
MS1628
Current Location:
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
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.
Length:
7cm
Width:
2.75cm
Other Number:
1205   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 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. 100
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