From: Italy | Etruria | Vulci

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS711
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Vulci
Locus Tomb B
Date Made 799-600 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Etrusco-Corinthian
Iconography Panther | Bird | Cock

Intact. Tall alabastron with rounded bottom. Body decorated with two friezes, bordered by triple bands. Purple between glaze. In lower frieze two panthers facing each other at front. Bird behind under handle. In upper frieze two birds facing ech other. Filling ornament of incised rosettes. Below neck, tongue pattern. Upper face of rim banded. Traces of incision and of added purple. Por careless drawing. Buff clay. Slightly metallic brownish glaze, badly peeled.

Height 24.1 cm
Outside Diameter 9.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number 120 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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