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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
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.
Height:
9.53cm
Width:
5.08cm
Other Number:
621   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Bibliography:

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