Large decorated Etruscian urn with lid - found in Orvieto
Decorated with six bands. About 9th - 4th century B.C. From an old Belgian collection.
|Object:|| Urn with lid |
|Material:|| Red clay with patina |
|Dimensions:|| Height without lid 34 cm, with lid about 44 cm. Diameter 28 cm. |
|Period:|| About 9th - 4th century B.C. |
Iron age, Etruscan epoch
|Condition:|| Professionally restored from several fragments, aóne small part missing. |
Bell-shaped urn with conical lid with knob handle. Flat base. Decorated with 6 bands formed by hand (with finger impressions).
|Reference:|| For a similar piece, see Museo Archaeologico Nazionale di Orvieto, la necropoli di s. concordio, via squaglia, Lucca, 1982 excavation (7th - 6th century B.C.) |
For the shape, see:
G. Gierow, The iron age culture of Latium II. Lund 1964, Taf. 169 Nr. 1; Taf. 178 Nr. 1; Fig 197.2
|Provenance:|| Acquired 2013 in a German auction house. Ex Belgian (and before Dutch) private collection van der Aa, acquired in the 1960s. |
Reported to have been found in Orvieto
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