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Cup

Object Number:
MS862
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus:
Tomb 43
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Impasto
Description:
Pottery. Intact except that some bronze studs are missing. Medium fine fabric, grey at core, red to brown surface. Handmade. Good polish. High handle with strut, transverse grooves on inner face and horns. Offset rim. Four vertical ridges on the outside of the cup extending from handle and from three knobs on the shoulder to foot. Chief ornament of the cup is achieved by round bronze studs: 5 on floor of cup above foot; row on the shoulder; 16 arranged on the handle - all in imitation of rivets of bronze vases.
Height:
6.5cm
Outside Diamater:
12.5cm
Other Number:
832   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Moser, Mary E. 1984. Etruscan Pottery:The Meeting of Greece and Etruria. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 18-19, fig. 5
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[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 7, no. 3, pl. I
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[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 118-119, no. 58
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