University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS2854
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italic
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Ardea
Locus: Fossa Tomb 3
Pit Grave 3
Date Made: 500 BCE to 400 BCE
Early Date: -500
Late Date: -400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Height: 4.3 cm
Outside Diameter:4.2 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

Description

Black-figured pyxidion. Approximates Beazley Pyxis Type D, lacking lid. Band of thin glaze around top of wall and around lower wall and foot. Otherwise reserved. On wall a succession of representations which look like cursive e's. Intact. Interior is black: perhaps not from glaze but from ink?


Bibliography:

[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1947. Etruscan Vase-Painting.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 184View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Milne, Marjorie J., and Richter, Gisela M. 1935. Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases.. New York. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: figs. 143-145View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Catalogue] International Mediterranean Research Association, and Paribeni, R, and Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia. 1932. Mostra d'arte antica: organizzata dal Ministero dell' Educazione Nazionale e dall' Associazione Internazionale per gli Studi Mediterranei.. Rome. Instituto Poligrafico dello Stato. pg. 54-55 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Tav. II, 11View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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