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Object Number: MS1603
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Caere
Locus: Bocchoris Tomb
Date Made: 7th century BC
Early Date: -799
Late Date: -600
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Faience
Technique:Glazed
Height: 21cm
Outside Diameter:11cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number1006 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Green glaze. Decorated with triple band of painted ornamentation of triangles, circles and cones in light green. Ground painted black. Body decorated with two rows of figures in low relief separated by group of lotus leaves. Vertical band of hieroglyphs which do not read. Lower band contains six figures, kneeling men and apes, between palm trees. Evidently imported into Etruria from the East or one of the Greek islands influenced by Egypt. Copy of Bocchoris Vase.


Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 106-7View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.140, no.148View Objects cited in this Publication

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