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Object Number:
MS3428
Current Location:
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Impasto
Iconography:
Etruscan Inscription
Description:
Ware is coarse, gritty and red, but walls are thin. Left wheel-finished . Base flat, body ovoid but opening directly into very wide mouth with short flaring rim and downward everted lip beveled on outer top. Inscription, scratched after firing, goes around "shoulder" from right to left.
Height:
36.3cm
Depth:
25cm
Outside Diamater:
24.4cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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. 141-142, no. 103
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[Book] Bates, William N. 1905. "The Etruscan inscriptions in the Museum". I no. III:165-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 167, no. 9, pl. 22
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