Etrusco-Corinthian black-figure rhyton shaped as a leg and decorated with birds - ROM2010_11485_37

ROM2010_11485_37

Etrusco-Corinthian black-figure rhyton shaped as a leg and decorated with birds

Medium:Moulded and wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised detail
Geography: Made in Etruria, Italy; findspot unknown
Date: about 600-580 BC
Period: Etruscan Orientalizing period
Dimensions:
18.7 x 15.4 x 11.2 cm
Object number: 919.5.90
Credit Line: Sigmund Samuel Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome - Bratty Exhibit of Etruria
DescriptionA rhyton (cup) shaped like a bent human leg. It is decorated in black-figure technique with a long, laced boot on the lower leg, and four friezes of birds on the upper leg. This was made by an Etruscan craftsman imitating the popular black-figure pottery made in Corinth, Greece.
Collection:
Greek World
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