Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS1628
Current Location Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display
Culture Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria
Date Made 499-400 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic | Terracotta
Technique Bucchero
Iconography Sphinx | Grafitto

Sherd, cut from wall of kantharos on which inscription ran from lip down to floor on interior. Cut neatly with sharp insturment and filled with white. Frame is also graffito A second, of three letters, on exterior behind head of sphinx.

Length 7 cm
Width 2.75 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number 1205 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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