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Plump body, conical neck, trefoil mouth. The handle projects from the mouth and has a broken ladder pattern. Buff clay, zones of brick red, on some of which are purple bands. On the main zone incised pairs of concentric semi-circles; dots of yellowish white. On the shoulder, tongues in...

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Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: The following objects [MFA 03.805-03.833, 03.836-03.837, 03.906] were found in one cemetery in Campania.); (according to Fairbanks, Catalogue: [03.805-03.808] were found together . . . in a cemetery near Suessola); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Italic, Etruscan, Orientalizing, 7th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 434.

Dimensions

22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.808

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels