University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS965
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus: Tomb 64B, Benedetti Tomb
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Etrusco-Corinthian
Height: 9.53cm
Width: 5.08cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Fausto Benedetti, 1896
Other Number621 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Decoration of brown and red bands and lines on buff small. Cream clay - fine texture. Lower quarter of pot reserved. Belly decoration - 3 broad bands brown alternated with 2 narrower bands red. On shoulder, frieze of long brown tongues, evenly spaced. Narrow brown band below neck. Upper surface of rim brown with red stripe superimposed. 3 brown horizontal stripes on outer surface of handle. Shape: no foot. Drop ovoid shape. Stepped neck flaring to perpendicular lip. Rim circular with small mouth. Single strap handle attached at mid-shoulder.


Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 76, no. 37, pl. XXXIXView Objects cited in this Publication

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