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Dish

Plate

Object Number:MS3037
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italic
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Civita Castellana
Maker: Genucilia Group
Locus: Tomba a camera a Faleri 1
Falerii Chamber Tomb 1
Date Made: 400 BCE to 300 BCE
Early Date: -400
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Female Head
Height: 5 cm
Outside Diameter:15 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

Description

Genucilia Plate; female head in tondo; red figure. Broad foot with upturned edge; substantial stem. Shallow receptacle, with slight articulation between it and rim. Rim has some overhang. In center of top is a female head facing left. Wave pattern with 5 crests on rim. Also glazed: edge of foot; broad band on underside of dish; overhang of rim. Intact. Buff slip.

Bibliography:

[Article] Smith, H. R., and Del Chiaro, Mario A. 1957. "The Genucilia Group: A Class of Etruscan Red-Figured Plates". University of California Publications in Classical Archaeology. Vol. 1. no. 4. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1947. Etruscan Vase-Painting.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 175 ffView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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