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Object Number:
68-36-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Locus:
Osteria
Date Made:
600-500 BC
Early Date:
-600
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Etrusco-Corinthian
Description:
Mended, chips missing. 8 ancient holes for repair. Low ring base. Walls slope up gently to flaring rim, rounded and thckened on top. Rolled clay rope applied under exterior flare; pulled out to loop handles on one diameter, stopped to allow lifting edge on other diameter. Painted dec.: red/brown and purple. On exterior, bands. On interior, bands on outer edge and center, with frieze of animals between. Frieze: 2 panthers, lion, sphinx, horse (or dog?); details of faces incised. Incised rosettes and blobs in ground. Medium fabric, fine clay. Polished. Fired light brownish-buff.
Credit Line:
Museum Purchase; funded in Memory of Hugh Kirkwood Duffield

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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