University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS1255
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus: Tomb 2F
Date Made: 700 BCE to 600 BCE
Early Date: -700
Late Date: -600
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Man
Antelope
Height: 18.6cm
Outside Diameter:17.2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Giuseppe Ficola, 1896
Other Number563 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Red on white painted decoration, includes unusual upside down men and antelope. Pottery; broken and pieces missing; fabric like MS1256; handmade but rim finished on wheel; handle clumsy, decorated with transverse stripes; on upper surface of rim splashes of white slip, on lower zigzag; ornament irregularly applied and executed-upper and lower zones zigzag with chevrons, middle zone: rectangles containing diagonals, chevrons, between rectangles filling ornament, men, animals and some unintelligible (may have been done when vase was upside down). Base: irregular lunettes.


Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 64, no. 4, pl. XXXIVView Objects cited in this Publication

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