University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS709
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Locus: Tomb B
Date Made: 799-600 BC
Early Date: -799
Late Date: 799-600 BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Etrusco-Corinthian
Iconography:Panther
Bird
Height: 13.9 cm
Outside Diameter:12.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number:118 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Intact. Round aryballos with rounded bottom. Frieze around middle of body, bordered abaove and below by multiple fine lines between wider glaze bands. In the frieze, two panthers facing each other at the front. Behind, a bird under the handle. On shoulder tongue pattern. The handle is banded. On the upper face of the rim fine concentric glaze lines. Buff clay. Careless painting in dull black glaeze. Peeled. Traces of incision and added purple.


Bibliography:

[Chapter] De Puma, Richard D. & Brownlee, Ann B. "Vulci B: rédecouverte d'un contexte funéraire", in Ambrosini, Laura & Jolivet, Vincent. Les potiers d'Étrurie et leur monde. Contacts, Échanges, Transferts. Hommages à Mario A. Del Chiaro. 97-108.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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