University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS711
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Locus: Tomb B
Date Made: 799-600 BC
Early Date: -799
Late Date: -600
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Etrusco-Corinthian
Iconography:Panther
Bird
Cock
Height: 24.1cm
Outside Diameter:9.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number120 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Intact. Tall alabastron with rounded bottom. Body decorated with two friezes, bordered by triple bands. Purple between glaze. In lower frieze two panthers facing each other at front. Bird behind under handle. In upper frieze two birds facing ech other. Filling ornament of incised rosettes. Below neck, tongue pattern. Upper face of rim banded. Traces of incision and of added purple. Por careless drawing. Buff clay. Slightly metallic brownish glaze, badly peeled.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 54, no. 22View Objects cited in this Publication

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