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Four small bosses on the shoulder. Small and round, with rim curving inward. Villanovan Ware

Provenance

By 1888: with Augusto Alberici (said to be from a tomb on the slope of Monte Cucco); April 14, 1888: purchased by R. Lanciani from Augusto Alberici; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31). Said to be found in Lake of Castello, under the lava

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Italic,

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 589.

Dimensions

6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.548

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels