Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery

From: Italy

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS3428
Current Location Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display
Culture Etruscan
Provenience Italy
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Impasto
Iconography Etruscan Inscription
Inscription Language Etruscan Language

Ovoid urn inscribed with Etruscan name of Telmsu (husband of Petrui ee MS1124). . Ware is coarse, gritty and red, but walls are thin. Left wheel-finished . Base flat, body ovoid but opening directly into very wide mouth with short flaring rim and downward everted lip beveled on outer top. Inscription, scratched after firing, goes around "shoulder" from right to left.

Height 36.3 cm
Depth 25 cm
Outside Diameter 24.4 cm

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