Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria | Narce

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS2751
Current Location Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display
Culture Faliscan | Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Narce
Locus Tomb 1
Date Made 7th century BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Impasto
Iconography Bird

Pottery; intact; fabric like MS2736-39; pale chocolate at core, darker on surface; wheel-made; rim slightly inset; handles flat and angular. Under each handle three conventic foliates incised so deeply as to leave outlines embossed on interior. Main decoration: incised bird, similar to bird on MS2739 except body filled with dots instead of lines. Below rim line of dots in rectangular frame. Dots neatly cut and with the lines of decoration were once filled with red pigment.

Height 8.4 cm
Width 13.97 cm
Outside Diameter 9.3 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1898

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