From: Italy | Etruria | Orvieto

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS2508
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Orvieto
Date Made 599-500 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Bucchero

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

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

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