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Object Number:
MS1624
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italic
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy (uncertain)
Etruria (uncertain)
Date Made:
6th century BC
Early Date:
-699
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Bucchero
Incised
Iconography:
Head
Description:
Single fragment of fine, huge kyathos; has relief head and incised ornament - from the inner face of a high-flung handle attached at rim of cup. Bucchero, partially moulded and tooled. Widest at base. Applied human head with incised hair set near base. Incised x's and pendants (?) above head, lines and zigzags on edges of both sides of handle. Fabric: Dark grey core, fine-grained. Smooth black surface. Condition: broken at top and bottom. Chipped left side. Technique: handmade. Head molded and applied. Burnished.
Length:
10
Width:
10
Thickness:
1.5
Other Number:
1201   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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