|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Manufacture Location:||South Italy|
|Date Made:||250-150 BCE|
|Outside Diameter:||15.6 cm|
|Credit Line:||Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896|
|Other Number:||1079 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number|
Omphalos dish. Pale buff clay with dark brown slip, slight shipping about the rim. Rouletted decoration around the omphalos. Within the rouletted band are two flower stamps alternating with stamps of indeterminate creatures with forked tails - scorpions or perhaps dolphins. Interior of the omphalos deeply scored this: (see image). Fabric hard fired and thin.
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