University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS2508
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 599-500 BC
Early Date: -599
Late Date: -500
Height: 28 cm
Outside Diameter:22 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number:811 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number


molded and tooled. Broad cylindrical neck, body flares out at an angle. Originally had a head attachment over each handle, grooved rim with relief studs, a medallion with a high relief head on each side of neck and sphinxes on the shoulder. Fabric: dark gray core, fine-grained with flecks of mica (?). Condition: Handles missing. Almost half the rim and neck plus section of shoulder are preserved. Scars below head attachment where one of the two handles was attached. Technique: Thrown in a jigger on the wheel. Fingermarks are visible on interior. Highly burnished. Place of manufacture: Orvieto or Chiusi


[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York.. Perugia. Electa/Editori Umbri Associati. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 427View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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