From: Italy

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4820
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Italic | Etruscan
Provenience Italy
Date Made 550 BCE to 480 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Black-Figure
Iconography Europa | Bull | Rider | Horse | Fountain

A. Female (?) figure lying full length along the back of a bull, her left arm hooked around the horn of the bull. Bull races toward right. Scenes of Europa and the Bull (?). B. Naked male rider on horseback advancing toward a fountain. Large lion head spout, water pours into broad, shallow basin. Fountain at right. Tongue pattern on shoulder, and a single palmette on neck, A&B. Intact. Double handles.

Height 19.5 cm
Outside Diameter 12.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Wilder M. Perry, Exec. of the Estate of Frances Stearns, 1912

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