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Amphora Lid


Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria | Orvieto

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS2490B
Current Location Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display
Culture Italo-Ionian | Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Orvieto
Date Made 6th century BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Black Figure Ware

Lid of Etruscan Black-figure Amphora. Top slightly concave. Central mushroom knob drawn up to a point in the middle. Top is covered with red glaze for a band in yellow-white paint, wheel-run. Underside has a wheel-made ridge around center .086 in diameter. The underside is unglazed.

Credit Line Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number 953 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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