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Fragments of a vase

Globular body, narrow mouth. The entire surface covered with repoussé designs. Around the neck a laurel wreath; around the shoulder a guilloche; around the body an ivy wreath. Below this a festoon interspersed with boucrania and acanthus leaves. Except for these designs the surface is covered by...

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One of a group of objects said to have been found together in a tomb near Chiusi (probably in the Colle Lucioli just east of Chiusi) [MFA 13.2860-13.2901]; by 1913: with Raoul Tolentino, 57 Via Sistina, Rome; purchased by MFA from Raoul Tolentino, November 6, 1913

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Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Italic, Etruscan, Hellenistic Period, 3rd century B.C.

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The Ancient World