Bucchero ware oinochoe decorated with gorgons' and horses' heads - ROM2010_11485_67

ROM2010_11485_67

Bucchero ware oinochoe decorated with gorgons' and horses' heads

Medium:Earthenware
Geography: Orvieto, Etruria
Date: c. 560-540 BC
Period: Etruscan
Dimensions:
23.1 x 15.2 x 12.5 cm
Object number: 918.3.159
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. H.D. Warren
Not on view
DescriptionBucchero is a refinement of the local impasto wares, using different clay and some imported techniques. It was fired at a lower temperature than the Greek painted wares, and unlike them is black throughout.
Collection:
Greek World
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