University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS2854
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Italic
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Ardea
Locus: Fossa Tomb 3
Pit Grave 3
Date Made: 500 BCE to 400 BCE
Early Date: -500
Late Date: -400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Height: 4.3cm
Outside Diameter:4.2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

Description

Black-figured pyxidion. Approximates Beazley Pyxis Type D, lacking lid. Band of thin glaze around top of wall and around lower wall and foot. Otherwise reserved. On wall a succession of representations which look like cursive e's. Intact. Interior is black: perhaps not from glaze but from ink?


Bibliography:

[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1947. Etruscan Vase-Painting. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 184View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Richter, Gisela M. & Milne, Marjorie J. 1935. Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases. : Page/Fig./Plate: figs. 143-145View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia, et al. 1932. Mostra d'arte antica: organizzata dal Ministero dell' Educazione Nazionale e dall' Associazione Internazionale per gli Studi Mediterranei. : Page/Fig./Plate: Tav. II, 11View Objects cited in this Publication

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