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Amphora

Museum number:
8-1863
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Accession number:
Acc.103
Object count:
1
Description:
Etrusco-Corinthian amphora. Attributed to the Monte Abatone Painter; ca. 630 BCE. Description from Matteucig (1951): Amphora; height: 28.5 cm; diameter: 22 cm (see Matteucig's plate XIX, 19). Italo-Corinthian. Clay pinkish cream; cream slip; dark brown, red, and gray paint. High neck with thick curving lip; strap handles; squat ovoid body on low flat base. Inside mouth, for about 3 cm, brown band; three incised lines on lip; neck solid brown, with a line of cream dots just above fillet; on edges of handles, brown vertical stripes; on flat side of handles, at point of contact with lip and shoulder, three horizontal stripes; on shoulder, three groups of seven to ten tongues; below tongues, anar row red band, a reserved line, then a red and gray band; broad brown band with double incised, interlaced, semicircles; anar row gray band; a broader red one and a narrow reserved; another broad red band; broad reserved zone; bottom solid brown. Vase restored from several pieces; surface, scratched; paint peeling off. For similar examples, cf. Not. Sc., 1903, p. 272, fig. 5, from Pitigliano; J. Boehlau, Aus ionischen und italischen Nekropolen, Leipzig, 1898, p. 92, fig. 47; G. H. Karo, De arte vascularia, Bonn, 1896, p. 37, no. 3; Not. Sc., 1930, p. 129, fig. 16, from Tarquinia; Mingazzini, Pl. XXIII, 8.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Tomb G, Poggio Buco, Tuscany
Verbatim coll. place:
Tomb G
Culture or time period:
Etruscan and Etrusco-Corinthian
Maker or artist:
The Monte Abatone Painter
Collector:
Alfred Emerson
Collection date:
1896
Materials:
Ceramic (material)
Object type:
archaeology
Production date:
ca. 630 BC
Accession date:
1903
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
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