Etrusco-Corinthian black-figure rhyton in the form of an eagle's head - ROM2010_11485_47

ROM2010_11485_47

Etrusco-Corinthian black-figure rhyton in the form of an eagle's head

Maker: Attributed to the Workshop of the Rosoni Painter
Medium:Moulded wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised detail
Geography: Made in Etruria, Italy, probably at Vulci; findspot unknown.
Date: about 580-560 BC
Period: Etruscan Archaic period
Dimensions:
12.3 x 9.3 cm
Object number: 919.5.108
Credit Line: Sigmund Samuel Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome - Bratty Exhibit of Etruria
DescriptionThis cup in the shape of an eagle head is decorated in the black-figure technique. On the neck of the vessel is a minature frieze of animals. It was made in Eturia in imitation of the popular black-figure decorated pottery being made in Corinth, Greece. It is attributed to the Workshop of the Rosoni Painter, who worked in Vulci, by Szilágyi.


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