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Kantharos

Object Number:MS1353
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italic
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Chiusi
Early Date: -625
Late Date: -525
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Bucchero
Height: 16.5 cm
Outside Diameter:15 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1897
Other Number:738 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Fine bucchero kantharos. Flaring foot, hollow undersurface. Gently convex body with carination, tall straight-flaring rim. Upswung strap handles, thicker than the body. One handle is taller than the other. Short vertical notches at carination. Double-incised line around rim, slightly uneven where it breaks off towards handles. Wheel marks visible on foot and interior. Areas of encrustation on surface, two large chips in body.

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