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Lydion

Object Number:
MS3257D
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Date Made:
6th century BC
Early Date:
-699
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Description:
Somewhat blurred imitation of original Lydion form. Low, spreading foot; spherical body continuous in profile with low neck and outturned rim. Remains of white slip on which decoration is painted in red to orange glaze. Panels with red outlines around middle of body; traces of decoration in panels. key pattern in red around shoulder. Red clay.
Height:
24cm
Outside Diamater:
21cm

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: p. 195, no. 196
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[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 432
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[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: pls. XLIV, no. 3 and XLV no. 7
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