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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2004.208
Title
Bucchero Chalice
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 700 BCE-600 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, North Italy
Period
Orientalizing period
Culture
Etruscan
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/54975
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
17.78 cm (7 in.)
Provenance
From the collection of Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Benjamin and Lilian Hertzberg
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
2004.208
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Short wide fluted black cup on tall narrow stem that fans out at base. Pairs of incised lines at bottom of fluting, at base of cup and at mid-way point on stem. Incised patterning on foot consists of v-shaped pattern inside pair of incised lines. From the underside, foot is hollow and part-way into stem.

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