University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS758
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Italy
Locus: Tomb 19M
Date Made: 799-700 BC
Early Date: -799
Late Date: -700
Height: 33cm
Outside Diameter:28.2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number165 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number


Biconical Urn. Pottery. Break on rim. Fabric of medium fine texture, grey at core, outer surface red. Handmade. Covered with cream slip fired at lower temperature than vase. Painted red designs; on lower part of base bends of varying width; upper part set off by horizontal lines, a zigzag with pairs of chevrons joined by transverse lines; on handles seven horizontal lines following contours of handles. Lower rim surface white slip ends unevenly; upper rim traces of white pattern (festoons?).

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 35-36, no. 1, 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. 121-122, no. 63View Objects cited in this Publication

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