University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:MS560
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Locus: Tomb 5
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Etrusco-Corinthian
Height: 8.89 cm
Width: 6.35 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number:104 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Etruscan-Corinthian ring-aryballos. Small Corinthian, perfume bottle, circular body forming ring. Cream clay - fine texture. Circular, footless outer edges of vase rounded, upper and lower sides flattish, neck smooth with thick perpendicular lip. Rim circular with small mouth. Single thick strap handle attached at rounded edge near neck. Decoration: design painted brown with red added. Single wide band of brown on upper and lower sides. Frieze composed of 3 stags, and numerous blob filling ornaments placed on outer edges. Formless filling ornaments brown. Stags brown with red paint added on shoulders and ribs. Band of brown dots on lip. Small brown rays on rim. Outer surface of handle brown. Incision added to stags in frieze zone indicating shoulders and ribs. Preservation: Rim chipped.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical World - Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 100, no. 14, pl. LIIView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p.51, no.9View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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