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Alabastron

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Object Number:68-36-8
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Locus: Osteria
Date Made: 7th century BCE
Early Date: -799
Late Date: -600
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Etrusco-Corinthian
Height: 21.4 cm
Outside Diameter:4.95 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Hercle Excavation Company; funded in Memory of Hugh Kirkwood Duffield, 1968

Description

Mended and plastered at rim and lower body. Dark deposits on one side. Round base; elongated ovoid body; ridge under thick out turned rim. Red/black glazed dec,; black circle on base; 3 sets of sloppy, mostly red bands spaced along body; band below ridge; rim painted from ridge to just over lip. Polished, fired light buff.

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