Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery
From: Italy | Etruria | Orvieto
Curatorial Section: Mediterranean
|Current Location||Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display|
|Culture||Italo-Ionian | Etruscan|
|Provenience||Italy | Etruria | Orvieto|
|Date Made||6th century BCE|
|Technique||Black Figure Ware|
|Iconography||Warrior | Shield | Donkey | Octopus|
Etruscan Black-figure Amphora. A. Nude man carrying shield on left arm running toward right, right arm outstretched toward left. B. Donkey facing right. Neck, A: Octopus; B, parallel vertical chevrons (?) closely spaced. Panel area continued upward on shoulder A and B, bordered by a glazed band with a line of dots above short lines below. Underside of foot reserved. Otherwise amphora is fully glazed. Glaze entirely red. Panels and neck panels covered with yellow-white slip. triple handles. Amphora complete save for small pieces restored in plaster.
|Credit Line||Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896|
|Other Number||953 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number|
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