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Kantharos

Object Number:MS5911
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 6th century BC
Early Date: -699
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Bucchero
Height: 19.5 cm
Outside Diameter:15.5 cm

Description

Plain, spreading foot. Body biconvex in profile. Rim concave in profile, no separate lip. Handles double, twisted above, rising from outer shoulder to above lip and down. Midway between lower attachments of handles on each side is a prominent spur set at a slightly upward angle. Impressed rope decoration on shoulder.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Archives and Archaeology: The Museum's Orvieto Collection (22 Dec 2008 - 23 Feb 2009) View Objects in Exhibition

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