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Amphora

Museum number:
8-1772
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Accession number:
Acc.103
Object count:
1
Description:
Flat handle amphora. Description from Matteucig (1951): Neck-amphora; height: 18.3 cm; diameter: 15 cm (see Matteucig's plate XV, 2). Brown impasto. Clay pale buff; very lustrous brown to gray surface. High neck; ovoid body, on low solid foot; flat vertical handles from lip to shoulder. On lower part of neck, four incised lines; from the bottom line hangs a band of interlaced semicircles with intervening spaces crossed by oblique lines. Lip badly chipped all around.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Tomb F, Poggio Buco, Tuscany
Verbatim coll. place:
Tomb F
Culture or time period:
Etruscan
Collector:
Alfred Emerson
Collection date:
1897
Materials:
Ceramic (material)
Object type:
archaeology
Accession date:
1903
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
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