University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS763
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus: Tomb 19M
Date Made: 799-700 BC
Early Date: -799
Late Date: -700
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Impasto
Height: 29cm
Width: 24cm
Outside Diameter:30cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number223 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Pottery. Piece from rim, upper part of central plastic figure, small pieces from horses' heads and 4 pendant clay rings missing. Fabric of medium fine texture, almost completely reduced. Handmade. Medium polish. Decoration: rows of impressed concentric circles with central bosses connected by pairs of similar circles and twice by 3 vertical rows of rope pattern on rim. Plastic ornament; a human figure with block feet (4 toes on each) stands on a ribbed arch between 2 horses. Rope pattern indicates man's belt and horses' bridle. 2 rows of quadrilateral perforations on foot.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 36, no. 5, pl. XVIIIView Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 122-123, no. 66View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.134, no.106View Objects cited in this Publication

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