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Object Number: MS1253
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus: Tomb 2F
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 53.7cm
Outside Diameter:33.2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Giuseppe Ficola, 1896
Other Number561 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Pottery; restored, ornament partly effaced. Fabric medium fine texture; core dark grey, surface reddish brown where unpolished, deep copper red with pinkish tinge elsewhere. Probably wheelmade. Upper surface of rim grooved; base bell-shaped and perforated with arrow-like opening alternating up and down. On neck band, stripes, frieze of brids; bulb, narrow bands, wavy line, row of men holding hands and their garments ornamented with dots, heads to right; base two friezes-lower horsemen to right upper: seems to have been horses and geometric motifs.


Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 63-64, no. 1, fig. 38, pl. XXXIIIView Objects cited in this Publication

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