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Accession_Number REDMG:1951.155
adlib_title Etruscan bombylios
Shape Bombylios
Shape_description Flaring broad lip with flat upper surface, tapering rim, and concave lower surface; pinched neck to which is attached a small lug handle, with a suspension hole; neck broadens to a baggy, ovoid body, with a rounded base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Etruscan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/3
Decoration Brownish-black band on inside of mouth; purplish-red band on top of lip; black band on rim; three black dots in a vertical row, on and just below handle. Purple tongues extend over shoulder; main body zone, comprised of hare-hound chase (one hare, two hounds, profile to right) bordered framed by two sets of purplish-red bands between black band.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Deposits all over, especially on the front. Decoration worn.
Technique/Style
Provenance From Cerveteri
Period High Archaic
Date 600-575
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Right side view of an Etrusco-Corinthian bombylios.
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View of the front of an Etrusco-Corinthian bombylios, showing dog design on the body.
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Rear view view of an Etrusco-Corinthian bombylios, showing dog design on the body, and paper label.
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Underside of an Etrusco-Corinthian bombylios, showing the base.
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2003.97.0258.jpg
Oblique view of the top of an Etrusco-Corinthian bombylios, showing the mouth.
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Front view of an upturned Etrusco-Corinthian bombylios, showing exterior decoration.
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2005.99.0092.jpg
Front view of an upturned Etrusco-Corinthian bombylios, showing a dog design.
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2005.99.0093.jpg
Front view of an upturned Etrusco-Corinthian bombylios, showing a hare design.
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2005.99.0094.jpg
Front view of an upturned Etrusco-Corinthian bombylios, showing a dog design.
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Front view of a Etrusco-Corinthian bombylios, showing the mouth.
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Front view of a Etrusco-Corinthian bombylios, showing the base.
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2005.99.0097.jpg
Front view of part of a Etrusco-Corinthian bombylios, showing the lower section.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 8.4
Diameters Rim 2.5, neck (min.) 1.2, body (max.) 4.3
Handle_height 0.8
Other_dims.
Location 7.1.3
Edited_by Denise; Amy
Date_edited 23.07.2002; 09.09.2004
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