From: Italy | Etruria | Caere

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS2518
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Italic | Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Caere
Date Made 375-350 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Red Figure
Iconography Figures | Female

Etruscan red-figured beaked jug, painted with large heads on body. On body, two confronted heads, full lips, large sakkoi filled with lines, crosses, commas, circles. Between faces small upright palmettes on lower body. On shoulder short glaze strokes on reserved band. Added white on sakkoi, palmette, now faded. Two incisions around lower body just above base. Large palmette below handle on body with heavy tendril oneither side. On neck, female head facing left, as those on body. Intact. Fabric: light orange-buff on surfaces. Glaze: fairly lustrous, thin in places.

Height 32.7 cm
Outside Diameter 18.1 cm

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