University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS2759
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus: Tomb 1
Date Made: 600 BCE to 500 BCE
Early Date: -600
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Etrusco-Corinthian
Iconography:Animals
Bird
Height: 6.4cm
Outside Diameter:9.1cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1898

Description

Etrusco-Corinthian lentoid pyxis; animal frieze (birds). Pottery. Italic imitation of a Corinthian bowl; intact; fabric and technique like MS2732; on lip rays; on shoulder, two ducks and filling ornaments with free use of incisions and purple color on breast and wings of the ducks; two fine lines of dilute golden brown between base and shoulder line, and on the foot. Cream clay, fine texture. Shape: short foot with rounded edge. Body depressed spherical shape. Two deep concentric grooves at shoulder. No neck. Lip short, slightly flaring. Rim narrow, wide mouth. No handles.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 57, no. 34, pl. XXXIView Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.52, no.13View Objects cited in this Publication

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