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Bowl

Plate

Object Number:
MS1493
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Toscanella
Locus:
Toscanella Tomb
Date Made:
250-150 BC
Early Date:
-250
Late Date:
-150
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Description:
Black-gloss plate. Plate on low foot. Pale buff clay with a greenish-black, metallic glaze. Base and interior foot unglazed. In the center, a stacking ring, and an elaborate, stamped decorative motif. A broad rim bearing a single groove is slightly raised above the interior of the plate. Within the tondo, 2 grooves encircle a crusiform design composed of 4 semicircles placed back to back. The ends of the semicircles are pointed liek arrows. Between the ends of the semicircles are stamped circles enclosing a 5-leafed floral pattern. In the center of the cross is a stamped ring encircling a low, nipple-like boss. The underside of the plate's rim bears a narrow groove and there are two grooves on the base of the foot.
Outside Diamater:
21.9cm
Other Number:
1070   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 280-281, no. 316
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