University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS2820
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Italic
Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Falisca
Maker: Genucilia Group
Locus: Fossa Tomb 2
Pit Grave 2
Date Made: 400 BCE to 300 BCE
Early Date: -400
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Glazed
Red Figure
Iconography:Star
Height: 5.3cm
Outside Diameter:13.7cm

Description

Genucilia plate; star painted in tondo; red figure. Broad foot with raised edge; short, thick stem. Shallow receptacle with relatively borad rim, convex above. Glazed: edge of foot; band on underside of dish; overhang of rim; and glazed decoration of top surfaces. In center of top is a large four armed asterisk with 3 dots in each quadrant. On the rim is a wave pattern with 5 crests. Intact. Fine yellow-buff slip.


Bibliography:

[Book] Beazley, John D. 1976. Etruscan Vase Painting. 351. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 175ffView Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Del Chiaro, Mario A. 1957. The Genucilia Group: A Class of Etruscan Red-Figured Plates, in Smith, H. R. 1957. University of California Publications in Classical Archaeology. 3.View Objects cited in this Publication

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