Etruscan red-figure spouted jar or lebes with two female heads - ROM2010_11485_87

ROM2010_11485_87

Etruscan red-figure spouted jar or lebes with two female heads

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted
Geography: Made in Etruria, Italy; findspot unknown
Date: about 300 BC
Period: Etruscan Hellenistic period
Dimensions:
17.6 x 19.1 x 14.2 cm
Object number: 923.13.4
Credit Line: Gift of the Members of the Royal Ontario Museum
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome - Bratty Exhibit of Etruria
DescriptionThe flood of red-figure pottery and the immigration of vase painters first from Athens and then from Southern Italy led to a blossoming of Etruscan wares. Local styles of Etruscan red-figure pottery began around 480 BC and continued until about the early 3rd century BC.
Collection:
Greek World
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