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Cinerary Urn


From: Italy | Etruria | Orvieto

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS3257A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Orvieto
Date Made 6th century BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Impasto

Impasto Spherical Cinerary Urn and Lid (B). Jar with spreading, trumpet shaped foot. Spherical body. Collar neck. two double-ring handles, one half ofeach formed by neck and head of goose. On opposite sides is an applique of the neck and head of a goose or a snake. Red clay, surface covered with white slip on which are traces of decoration in red. NB This description does not match the photo.

Height 33 cm
Outside Diameter 28.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

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