Funerary urn from the Villanova culture - found in Chiusi, Italy
|Object:||Villanovan biconical cinerary urn|
|Material:||Black glazed ceramic, decorated with incised geometric motifs.|
|Dimensions:||Approx. 365mm height.|
|Period:|| 9th cent. BC, |
|Find spot:||Chiusi, Italy.|
|Condition:||Some larger, but stable cracks along the body. Almost complete, only slight additions at the rim and a small part at one side. Very good condition of the glaze and decor.|
|Decription:|| Villanovan biconical cinerary urn. |
|References:|| University of Adelaide Museum of Classical Archaeology, Inventarnr. 647 und 648. |
Mario Torelli, The Etruscans. Thames and Hudson (London, 2000). Seite 60 oben.
Christie's, Auktion 1163, Losnr. 69, im Jahr 2002.
|Literature:|| Laura Bentini, La Pianura Bolognese nel Villanoviano. |
Luigi Malnati, La necropoli e l'abitato villanoviano «al Galoppatoio» di Castelfranco Emilia.
Guidi Alessandro, Studi sulla decorazione metopale nella ceramica villanoviana.
|Provenience:||Bought in an auction house 2012. Previously in a German private colleciton. Acquired October 1968 at auction house Dr. Fritz Nagel, Stuttgart, Germany. Reportedly a find from Chiusi, Italy.|
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