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Terracotta chalice

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 550 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta; bucchero pesante
Dimensions:
H.: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) Diam.: 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.109
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
The stamped frieze of circles and dots was made with a cylinder seal rolled across the clay before firing. This type of seal has been associated with workshops in Orvieto.
de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.68a, p. 93, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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