Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria | Vulci

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS715
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Vulci
Manufacture Location Corinth
Locus Tomb B
Period Corinthian Transitional Period
Date Made 630-620 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Black Polychrome

Olpe. Broken and mended; complete except for small chips. Ring foot and double rolled vertical handle; a rotelle at either side of the upper attachment. Entirely glazed save for a reserved zone filled with rays above the foot. Body divided into zones by groups of four fine horizontal lines in added purple, bordered by white. On the shoulder, tongue pattern, incised; the tongues beside the lower handle attachment painted white, 3 to one side, 2 at the other; the rest in sets of three alternately painted purple and left black. A fine raised band between shoulder and neck; the neck glazed and undecorated. White dot rosettes on the rotelles. Buff clay, good firm black glaze.

Height 27.3 cm
Outside Diameter 16.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number 125 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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