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Accession_Number 2016.5.3
adlib_title Bucchero olpe
Shape Olpe (Jug)
Shape_description Flaring mouth, wide elongated conical neck, separated from a large ovoid body by a moulded groove. Small round foot. Handle is missing.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Etruscan
Fabric_description Polished bucchero
Munsell_color
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Handle is missing. Handle fracture on the rim and on the shoulder of the vase shows that it was a "ribbon handle". Some white chips on the body, neck and the interior of the mouth. White deposits on the underside of the foot.
Technique/Style Bucchero
Provenance Orvieto (written on the vase label)
Period Archaic
Date 600-550 B.C.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Side view of a bucchero jug
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Side view of a bucchero jug (detail of the handle fracture)
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Top view of a bucchero jug (detail of the handle fracture on the rim )
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Detail of white deposits on the base of a bucchero jug
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Comparanda
Bibliography On the genesis and chronology of bucchero shapes: P. Mingazzini, Vasi della Collezione Castellani, Roma 1930; Magi, La raccolta Benedetto Guglielmi nel Museo Gregoriano Etrusco, Città del Vaticano 1939, part I, 111 ss.
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 13
Diameters 8.5
Handle_height
Other_dims. Neck h: 5; Neck diameter:5.5; Rim diameter: 7.5. Body h:7. Lenght of the fracture of the rim: 4.5; fracture on the shoulder: 2.5
Location Ure Museum
Edited_by Claudia Pinci
Date_edited 13/05/2016
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