University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS4820
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Italic
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 550 BCE to 480 BCE
Early Date: -550
Late Date: -480
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black-Figure
Iconography:Europa
Bull
Rider
Horse
Fountain
Height: 19.5cm
Outside Diameter:12.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Wilder M. Perry, Exec. of the Estate of Frances Stearns, 1912

Description

A. Female (?) figure lying full length along the back of a bull, her left arm hooked around the horn of the bull. Bull races toward right. Scenes of Europa and the Bull (?). B. Naked male rider on horseback advancing toward a fountain. Large lion head spout, water pours into broad, shallow basin. Fountain at right. Tongue pattern on shoulder, and a single palmette on neck, A&B. Intact. Double handles.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition

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