From: Italy | Etruria | Toscanella

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS3075
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Toscanella
Locus Tomba a Camera No. 1 | Chamber Tomb 1
Date Made 250 - 150 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Omphalos dish. Very thin fabric covered with a blue-green metallic glaze. Pale buff clay. Thin crack along the upper diameter. Rouletted decoration around the omphalos. Within the rouletted band, an unevenly drawn groove and within that stamped lotus and palmette patterns in alternation, 4 of each. The base line of these flowers is on a second groove encicling the omphalos.

Height 3.9 cm
Outside Diameter 18.3 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

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