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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.65
adlib_title Etruscan bombylios
Shape Bombylios
Shape_description Flaring broad lip with flat upper surface and a short rim curving into a cylindrical neck above a moulded ring, from which descends the conical body, narrowing slightly to a flat base, with a slightly bevelled edge.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Etruscan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 6/4
Decoration Black band on mouth; upper surface of lip decorated with purple band above black band; neck reserved except for black band above ridge; body: alternating black, purple and orangey-brown bands, some applied in thin gloss; base reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Part of mouth missing, and corresponding chip in ring or perhaps missing handle.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period High Archaic
Date 600-550
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.97.0130.JPG
Front view of an Etruscan bombylios.
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Rear view of an Etruscan bombylios.
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Front view of an Etruscan bombylios.
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Rear view of an Etruscan bombylios.
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Front view of an Etruscan bombylios.
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Top view of an Etruscan bombylios, showing the mouth and rim.
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Bottom view of an Etruscan bombylios, showing the base.
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Front view of an Etruscan bombylios, showing exterior pattern.
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Front view of an Etruscan bombylios, showing exterior pattern.
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Front view of an Etruscan bombylios, showing exterior pattern.
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Front view the bottom of an Etruscan bombylios, showing base.
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Front view of an Etruscan bombylios on its side, showing mouth.
Comparanda
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 15.0
Diameters Rim 3.2, neck 1.3; body (max.) 6.0, foot 5.0.
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 8.1.2
Edited_by Denise
Date_edited 23.08.2002
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