Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria | Orvieto

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS2490A
Current Location Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display
Culture Italo-Ionian | Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Orvieto
Date Made 6th century BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
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.

Height 29 cm
Depth 21 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number 953 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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