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Terracotta bowl fragments with graffito inscription

Date:
ca. 3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
3 1/4 × 2 13/16 × 1/4 in. (8.2 × 7.1 × 0.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.217
Not on view
The inscription records the name of the owner: TARXNTES (of Tarchnte).
Said to be from near Terriccio (Volterra).

Gamurrini, Gian Francesco. 1880. Appendice al Corpus inscriptionum italicarum ed ai suoi supplementi di Ariodante Fabretti. no. 52, pl. 3, Florence: M. Ricci.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. p. 54, 58, n. 27, New York: Marchbanks Press.

Rix, Helmut. 1991. Etruskische Texte: Editio minor. p. 146, no. Vt 2.20, Tübingen: Gunter Naar.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 2.3, pp. 20-22, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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