University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS547
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Corinth
Locus: Tomb 5
Period: Middle Corinthian Period
Date Made: 595-570 BC
Early Date: -595
Late Date: -570
Height: 43.9 cm
Outside Diameter:31.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number:1 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number


Trefoil oinochoe with small, narrow, conical foot. Very full body; triple segmented vertical handle which rises high and curves down to join lip. Solid glaze on interior of trefoil and on exterior of handle and neck. Thick band above and below demarcates middle from top and bottom frieze. Top frieze: grazing goat flanked by panthers, then (on left) a swan and (on right) a boar. Central frieze: swan with displayed wings (below goat of top frieze) then (on left) a panther followed by a grazing doe, a lion and a bull; then (to right) a panther followed by a swan, a panther and a swan. Bottom frieze: two confronted grazing goats (below the main swan of central frieze) then (on left) a swan, a grazing goat, a lion and lioness; then (on right) two grazing goats followed by two grazing deer. Filling ornament consists of dots, blobs and incised rosettes. Lower body black down to zone of rays. Outer face of foot solidly glazed; underside reserved.


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[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 56, no. 31View Objects related to this

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