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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: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Glaze
Height: 12.4cm
Length: 18.9cm
Credit Line:Loaned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Other Number06-141 - 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. 26 (3): 15-20. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 18, fig. 6View Objects cited in this Publication

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