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Olpe

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Object Number:68-36-20
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Locus: Osteria
Period: Early Archaic Greek Period
Date Made: 610-590 BCE
Early Date: -610
Late Date: -590
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Etrusco-Corinthian
Height: 30.5 cm
Outside Diameter:13.9 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Hercle Excavation Company; funded in Memory of Hugh Kirkwood Duffield, 1968

Description

Mended and plastered, large sections missing. Low flat disc base. Drop ovoid body; tall flaring back separated from body by ridge; thickened and flattened rim. Bestigal rotelle each side of handle. Flat band handle. Brown, yellow-buff and purple painted dec. On lower body, brown rays. Then, 2 registers of compass drawn incised scales filled with yellow buff and purple; brown ground. Incised tongue pattern pendent from ridge at neck; painted all 3 colors. Yellow buff scrolls each side of handle. Handle and neck down to interior rim, brown. 4 yellow buff dot rosettes on neck. Bestigal rotelles by handle painted with yellow buff dots as rosettes. Fine clay, fairly fine fabric, fired brownish buff.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Moser, Mary E. 1984. Etruscan Pottery:The Meeting of Greece and Etruria.. Carlisle. The Trout Gallery, Emil R. Weiss Center for the Arts, Dickinson College. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 54-55, fig. 33a-bView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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