Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria | Vulci

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS714
Current Location Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display
Culture Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Vulci
Locus Tomb B
Date Made 600 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Etrusco-Corinthian
Iconography Warrior
Subject War

Broken and mended; a few small gaps restored in plaster. especially at the back of the mouth. Low ring foot and vertical band handle; a fine raised ring between shoulder and neck. Above the foot a zone of petals. The lower body glazed, with four lines of added purple over the glaze. In the main zone around the level of greatest diameter a procession of warriors right to left; each wears a helmet and carries a round shield. All are incised around the outline; overpainting alternately in purple and white. On the shoulder purple tongues, outlined by incision. The neck glazed but undecorated. Buff clay; thin streaky brownish glaze. Yellow clay, decoration of red and brown bands central zone of warriors with helmets, shields alternating red and buff.

Height 25.1 cm
Width 16.5 cm
Outside Diameter 14.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number 124 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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