University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS3257A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Date Made: 6th century BC
Early Date: -699
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Impasto
Height: 33cm
Outside Diameter:28.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

Description

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 431View Objects cited in this Publication

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