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Bowl

Object Number:68-36-33
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Locus: Osteria
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 2.5 cm
Outside Diameter:13 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Hercle Excavation Company; funded in Memory of Hugh Kirkwood Duffield, 1968
Other Number:50 - Other Number

Description

Complete. Lip abraded. Most of painted dec. worn off. Base a flattening, resting surface is edge of underside of omphalos. Walls nearly straight out, but slope up gently and turn in a bit at plain lip. Central rounded omphalos, conical hollow underneath. Painted dec,; on exterior, traces of red around rim. On interior (once), red and white rays outlined in black radiating from omphalos and interlocking with red and white lozenge pattern starting from lip. Fine fabric, fine clay. Fired very light brownish buff on surface, slightly more orange at core.

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