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Alabastron

Museum number:
8-6683
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Accession number:
Acc.2215
Object count:
1
Description:
Etrusco-Corinthian black-figure alabastron; put together from a few large pieces; dull buff clay; added red paint; two confronted sphinxes, with two Geese between them; a third goose below sphinx at 1; two more geese at back; incised rosettes in field; tongues on shoulder; rosette underneath; dots on rim and handle; tongues on mouth. Height 17.6 cm; diameter 9.5 cm.
Donor:
Russell S. Springer Memorial Fund
Collection place:
Vulci, Lazio, Central Italy
Culture or time period:
Etruscan Archaic Period (650–480 BC), Etrusco-Corinthian, and Greek Archaic Period (700–480 BC)
Maker or artist:
The Mingor Painter
Collector:
Darrell Arlynn Amyx
Collection date:
1966
Object type:
archaeology
Production date:
2nd quarter of 6th century BC
Accession date:
1967
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
Comment:
Attributed to the Mingor Painter by D. A. Amyx; 2nd quarter of 6th century BC
Loans:
S2008-2009 #12: SFO Museum (June 2009–June 28, 2010)
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