Cup or Pyxis

Italic, Etruscan
Orientalizing
7th century B.C.


Dimensions

12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.1391

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

On View

Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Outside decorated with bands above and below, dots and two snakes. The bottom decorated with concentric circles and dots. Colors, three shades of brown on buff. Section missing (break ancient).
Broken and mended.

Italo-Corinthian

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr. and George Allen (said to be from Central Italy); gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. and George Allen to MFA, November 9, 1960

Credit Line

Gift of Messrs. Robert E. Hecht, Jr. and George Allen