University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS2934
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Montebello a Tarquinia
Tarquinia
Locus: Fossa Tomb 3, 4, 5
Pit Grave 3, 4, 5
Date Made: 5th century BC
Early Date: -499
Late Date: -400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Superposed Color
Iconography:Owl
Olive
Height: 6.3cm
Outside Diameter:8.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

Description

On each side an owl between 2 sprigs of olive, the owls and the outlines of the sprigs incised, traces of the color once applied for the leaves. Intact. Some abrading and peeling of the glaze. Resting surface and underside of fot reserved.


Bibliography:

[Thesis] Ellis, Robert L. 1979. Catalog of the Pottery from Montebello a Tarquinia in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 26, no. 11, pl. 5View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia, et al. 1932. Mostra d'arte antica: organizzata dal Ministero dell' Educazione Nazionale e dall' Associazione Internazionale per gli Studi Mediterranei. : Page/Fig./Plate: Tav. I, 17View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1947. Etruscan Vase-Painting. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 201, topView Objects cited in this Publication

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