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Object Number:
MS1603
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Cervetri
Locus:
Bocchoris T
Date Made:
7th century BC
Early Date:
-799
Late Date:
-600
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Faience
Technique:
Glazed
Description:
Green glaze. Decorated with triple band of painted ornamentation of triangles, circles and cones in light green. Ground painted black. Body decorated with two rows of figures in low relief separated by group of lotus leaves. Vertical band of hieroglyphs which do not read. Lower band contains six figures, kneeling men and apes, between palm trees. Evidently imported into Etruria from the East or one of the Greek islands influenced by Egypt.
Height:
21cm
Outside Diamater:
11cm
Other Number:
1006   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 106-7
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