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Jar

Cinerary Urn

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Object Number:
MS3257A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Date Made:
6th century BC
Early Date:
-699
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Impasto
Description:
Impasto Spherical Cinerary Urn and Lid (B). Jar with spreading, trumpet shaped foot. Spherical body. Collar neck. two double-ring handles, one half ofeach formed by neck and head of goose. On opposite sides is an applique of the neck and head of a goose or a snake. Red clay, surface covered with white slip on which are traces of decoration in red. NB This description does not match the photo.
Height:
33cm
Outside Diamater:
28.5cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 431
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