Cinerary urn with painted decoration - ROM2005_1416_9


Cinerary urn with painted decoration

Medium:Wheel-thrown, slipped and slip-painted, earthenware
Geography: Chiusi, Etruria (modern Chiusi, Italy)
Date: c. 200-1 BC
Period: Etruscan
17 x 18.8 cm
Object number: 920X100.3.A
Credit Line: Gift of Sigmund Samuel
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome - Bratty Exhibit of Etruria
DescriptionThis simple type of urn, common at Chiusi, often bear late Etruscan painted inscriptions that named the deceased. The swags of curtain are painted in tempera colours over a white slip.
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