University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS5759
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto (uncertain)
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: 6th century BC
Early Date: -699
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Ivy
Height: 3.5 cm
Outside Diameter:23.5 cm

Description

Lid of Attic amphora. Underside unglazed. Top: red-figure line in band of glaze 1.5 cm wide around base of knob. Ivy leaf pattern in black in reserved band 1.5 cm wide around lip. Area between bands glazed, with 4 wheel-painted bands of purple. Knob and parts of all other elements missing, partly restored in plaster. Bits of bronze adhere to top of rim.


Bibliography:

[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1913. "Attic Vases from Orvieto". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Vol. 4. no. 4. pg. 147-161 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 147View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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