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Olpe

Object Number:MS2789
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus: Tomb 1
Date Made: 700 BCE to 600 BCE
Early Date: -700
Late Date: -600
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Impasto
Height: 15.56 cm
Width: 13.97 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1898

Description

Squat impasto olpe; Pottery; restorations, including handle; rim chipped; fabric and technique like MS2748. At junction of handle and rim parallel waved linesl below rim intersecting festoons; shoulder crudely incised palmettes like those on MS2730 and 2732 in that palmette rises from parallel arcs at base of calyx, that calyxes are moored together and stand on triangular support; between calyxes are circles with horizontal and upright diamete and chevrons.

Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 57, no. 26, pl. XXXIView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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