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Olpe

Object Number:L-64-171
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italo-Corinthian
Provenience: Italy
Apulia
Date Made: 625-600 BC
Early Date: -625
Late Date: -600
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Etrusco-Corinthian
Iconography:Bird
Animals
Height: 31.4 cm
Outside Diameter:16 cm
Other Number:99-138 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

Slightly spreading disk base; slender ovoid body; rounded molding at juncture of body and neck; flaring neck; overhanging lip; double handle rising from shoulder to lip with rotelle on either side of upper attachment. On lower wall, ray pattern. On body three zones of animals and birds. Incised rosettes in field. Dot rosettes in yellow-white around neck. Complete except for minor pieces, filled in in plaster.

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