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Object Number:MS2934
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Italy
Montebello a Tarquinia
Locus: Fossa Tomb 3, 4, 5
Pit Grave 3, 4, 5
Date Made: 5th century BCE
Early Date: -499
Late Date: -400
Technique:Superposed Color
Height: 6.3 cm
Outside Diameter:8.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898


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.


[Thesis] Ellis, Robert L. 1979. Catalog of the Pottery from Montebello a Tarquinia in the University Museum.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 26, no. 11, pl. 5View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] International Mediterranean Research Association, and Paribeni, Roberto, and Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia. 1932. Mostra d'arte antica: organizzata dal Ministero dell' Educazione Nazionale e dall' Associazione Internazionale per gli Studi Mediterranei.. Rome. Instituto Poligrafico dello Stato. pg. 54-55 : Page/Fig./Plate: Tav. I, 17View Objects related to this
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1947. Etruscan Vase-Painting.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 201, topView Objects related to this

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