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Aryballos

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Object Number:L-64-78
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italo-Corinthian
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Civita Castellana
Date Made: 599-400 BC
Early Date: -599
Late Date: -400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Etrusco-Corinthian
Iconography:Hounds?
Height: 8.5 cm
Outside Diameter:0.5 cm
Other Number:88-102 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

Intact except for nearly half of lip. Hard buff clay, brown glaze. Closely spaced glaze lines around foot and lower wall, wheel-painted. Another such line part way up lower wall and on upper wall a pair of glaze wheel-painted bands form a frieze or zone in which are two coursing (?) hounds (?). Tongue pattern around shoulder and a fringe pattern around edge of top of lip. Handle banded.

Bibliography:

[Book] Moser, Mary E. 1984. Etruscan Pottery:The Meeting of Greece and Etruria.. Carlisle. The Trout Gallery, Emil R. Weiss Center for the Arts, Dickinson College. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 43, fig. 23View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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