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Object Number: MS1256
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus: Tomb 2F
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 28.1cm
Outside Diameter:17.6cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Giuseppe Ficola, 1896
Other Number564 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Pottery; mended and breaks along edge of base. Fabric of medium fine texture, grey at core, outer surface reddish buff. Handmade except for part of base-even marks of wheel begins some 2 cm. above base. Exterior: creamy white slip, design on flaring top: cross-hatched butterflies, 4 on end, 3 parallel to rim; bulb: 2 zones of hatched triangles; on base: 4 zones, cross-hatched triangles, lozenges and butterfly motifs like those on top with same meaningless device added.


Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 64, no. 3, pl. XXXIVView Objects cited in this Publication

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