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

Description

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.


Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 234-235, 427View Objects cited in this Publication

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