Jar

Italic, Etruscan
Late Orientalizing
Late 7th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 433.

Dimensions

19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.805

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

On View

Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Whitish clay. Decoration in dull varnish; bands, false spirals, checkerboard pattern.
Nearly spherical. Small oblique handles.

Italic Geometric

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: The following objects [MFA 03.805-03.833, 03.836-03.837, 03.906] were found in one cemetery in Campania.); (according to Fairbanks, Catalogue: [03.805-03.808] were found together . . . in a cemetery near Suessola); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900