University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS2505
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 599-500 BC
Early Date: -599
Late Date: -500
Iconography:Female Head
Height: 30.8cm
Width: 15.88cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number810 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number


Bucchero pesante; handle set off with rotelle with relief female heads, relief panthers on body. Animals in relief. Heads in relief at top of handle. Figure in relief on handle. Bucchero molded and tooled. Trefoil-mouthed, ovoid body, low flared foot. 4 low relief hares seated left and grooved pendants on body, tongues and incision on shoulder, two human heads attachment on rim, relief warrior with head facing back on handle. Fabric: dark grey-core, coarse-grained with white and red inclusions. Glossy black surface. Condition: abraded. One piece missing. Large area right of handle restored with plaster and black paint. Technique: thrown in sections in a jigger on the wheel. Head attachments molded. Handle molded. Place of manufacture: Orvieto.


[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 234-235, fig. 5.1, p. 427View Objects related to this Actual Citation

You may also be interested in these objects:

See a problem? Let us know

© Penn Museum 2018 Sitemap / Contact / Copyright / Disclaimer / Privacy / Upenn