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Object Number:MS3064
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:South Italian
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Toscanella
Manufacture Location: South Italy
Locus: Tomba a Camera No. 1
Chamber Tomb 1
Date Made: 4th century BCE
Early Date: -400
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Glaze
Height: 12 cm
Length: 10.9 cm
Width: 9.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

Description

Intact. Pouring spout at one end, filling spout at the other; channeled handle between. Low, constricted ring foot. Top elements, lower wall and most of underside glazed. Remainder reserved and painted in glaze with vestigial representation of ducks' feathers. On front, dots. On sides, parallel lines for wing feathers. On back slanting parallel lines for tail feathers.

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