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Vase Ring

Object Number:68-36-6
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Locus: Osteria
Date Made: 600 BCE to 500 BCE
Early Date: -600
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Etrusco-Corinthian
Height: 9.75 cm
Outside Diameter:10.9 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Hercle Excavation Company; funded in Memory of Hugh Kirkwood Duffield, 1968

Description

Horizontal ring body. Barely flattened base. On one side of body, slim, erect, slightly tapering neck. Trefoil mouth. Flat band bridge handle arches from back to tref. across GD down to top of body. Painted dec.; black/brown and red/purple. On lower body, wide brown band with 2 added purple bands over it. On top of body, 7 groups of short brown radiating strokes. On neck, 3 groups of short brown vertical strokes, with double horizontal lines above and below. Handle is outlined in brown, with 4 groups of short brown horizontal strokes. Polished, Fine clay, fired creamy buff.

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