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Aryballos

Object Number:
MS702
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Locus:
Tomb B
Date Made:
620-580 BC
Early Date:
-620
Late Date:
-580
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Etrusco-Corinthian
Iconography:
Hare
Description:
Mended. Left hind leg entirely missing, and lower end of right. In shape of hare hanging up by front paws, head bent back and resting along spine. Aryballos mouth protruding upward from chest. A string could be passed between the front legs, by which to hang the aryballos. Buff clay. Speckled over all (except bottom) with fine glaze dots to represent fur.
Other Number:
108   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Moser, Mary E. 1984. Etruscan Pottery:The Meeting of Greece and Etruria. : Page/Fig./Plate: 48-49
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[Book] Ridgway, Brunilde S. & Pinney, Gloria F. 1979. Aspects of Ancient Greece: an exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum with the cooperation of Gloria Ferrari Pinney and Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway ... Allentown Art Museum, September 16 through December 30, 1979. 1-295. : Page/Fig./Plate: 138-139
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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: p. 169, no. 150
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