University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 68-36-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Locus: Osteria
Date Made: 600-500 BC
Early Date: -600
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Etrusco-Corinthian
Height: 5.1cm
Outside Diameter:17.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Hercle Excavation Company; funded in Memory of Hugh Kirkwood Duffield, 1968

Description

Mended, chips missing. 8 ancient holes for repair. Low ring base. Walls slope up gently to flaring rim, rounded and thckened on top. Rolled clay rope applied under exterior flare; pulled out to loop handles on one diameter, stopped to allow lifting edge on other diameter. Painted dec.: red/brown and purple. On exterior, bands. On interior, bands on outer edge and center, with frieze of animals between. Frieze: 2 panthers, lion, sphinx, horse (or dog?); details of faces incised. Incised rosettes and blobs in ground. Medium fabric, fine clay. Polished. Fired light brownish-buff.


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