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Object Number: MS702
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
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
Height: 16.3cm
Width: 3.7cm
Outside Diameter:2.2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number108 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Moser, Mary E. 1984. Etruscan Pottery:The Meeting of Greece and Etruria. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 48-49, fig. 29View Objects cited in this Publication
[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: 138-139View 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: p. 169, no. 150View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.51, no.8View Objects cited in this Publication

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