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Urn

Object Number:
MS758
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
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:
Geometric
Etruscan
Description:
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?).
Other Number:
165   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 35-36, no. 1, pl. XVIII
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[Catalogue] 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. 63
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