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.
Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
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Current & Past Exhibitions:
Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
[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. 280-281, no. 316
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