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Object Number:
MS2820
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italic
Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Falisca
Maker:
Genucilla 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
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.
Height:
5.3cm
Outside Diamater:
13.7cm

Bibliography:

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