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Object Number:MS1341A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Chianciano
Date Made: 599-500 BC
Early Date: -599
Late Date: 599-500 BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Bucchero
Height: 62.23 cm
Width: 30.48 cm
Other Number:722 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

With cover (MS1341B). Bucchero. Graffito decoration. Heads and rosettes in relief. Stamped and tooled. Egg-shaped body, slender concave neck, low flared foot. Two thick grooved handles. 7 releif gorgoneia slternating with relief rosettes on body. Uneven tongues. On shoulders, incised x's and zigzags on both shoulders and neck. Lid: grooved tongues. Fabric: sandy grey core with flecks of white stone. Uneven firing. Condition: poor. Thick yellow deposit on lower body, inside handles and neck, inside of lid. A few chips missing. Technique: both vase and lid thrown. Gorgoneia and rosettes stamped.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B.. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p.117, no.27View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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