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Olpe

Object Number:
MS715
Current Location:
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Manufacture Location:
Corinth
Locus:
Tomb B
Period:
Corinthian Transitional Period
Date Made:
630-620 BC
Early Date:
-630
Late Date:
-620
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Polychrome
Description:
Olpe. Broken and mended; complete except for small chips. Ring foot and double rolled vertical handle; a rotelle at either side of the upper attachment. Entirely glazed save for a reserved zone filled with rays above the foot. Body divided into zones by groups of four fine horizontal lines in added purple, bordered by white. On the shoulder, tongue pattern, incised; the tongues beside the lower handle attachment painted white, 3 to one side, 2 at the other; the rest in sets of three alternately painted purple and left black. A fine raised band between shoulder and neck; the neck glazed and undecorated. White dot rosettes on the rotelles. Buff clay, good firm black glaze.
Other Number:
125   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.
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[Book] Schaus, Gerald P. & Benson, Jack L. 1995. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: The University Museum. University Museum 2; USA 29. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 63; pl. 41, 1-2
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[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: 16-17
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