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Spoon

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 550–500 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta; bucchero pesante
Dimensions:
length 5 1/2in. (14cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.145h
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Spade-shaped with handle ending in incised palmette.
Donati, Luigi. 1968. "Vasi di Bucchero Decorati con Teste Plastiche umane: Zona di Chiusi." Studi Etruschi, 36: no. 264, p. 351.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 322, pp. 277, 470, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.79a, pp. 7, 101–3, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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