University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS1399A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Chiusi
Date Made: 600 BC
Early Date: -600
Late Date: -600
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 54.1cm
Outside Diameter:36.4cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1897
Other Number798 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Urn missing four figurines from shoulder and three griffins. Base flat, walls flare in almost straight line to narrow flattened shoulder. Neck wide and rim turns out and roundly down. Four wide flattened double-ridged handles rise from outer shoulder to outer rim. Between handles and on shoulder stand four groups of three figures.


Bibliography:

[Book] Richardson, Emeline H. 1964. The Etruscans: Their Art and Civilization. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 59, pl. XIIIView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1935. "A Ziro Burial from Chiusi". AJA. 39 (2): 198-209. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 207, pl. 26BView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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