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Object Number:L-64-516
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 399-300 BC
Early Date: -399
Late Date: 399-300 BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Glaze
Height: 12.4 cm
Length: 18.9 cm
Other Number:06-141 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

Resembles a duck in having a duck's head, a stubby tail, and representations in glaze of wings and feathers. Ring foot. Spout at end opposite head. Bail-handle between head and spout. Wing patterns include vertical key and wave patterns. Scale pattern on breast. Large palmette below tail. Intact.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Del Chiaro, Mario A. 1984. "Etruscan Bird-Askoi: Painted Vases in the Shape of Birds". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 26. no. 3. pg. 15-20 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 18, fig. 6View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1947. Etruscan Vase-Painting.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 305, pp. 191-2View Objects related to this

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