Etrusco-Corinthian black-figure olpe (jug) with animal friezes - ROM2011_11854_5


Etrusco-Corinthian black-figure olpe (jug) with animal friezes

Maker: Attributed to the Grasmere Painter
Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised detail
Geography: Made in Etruria, Italy; from Tarquinia, Etruria
Date: about 580-560 BC
Period: Etruscan Archaic period
33.7 x 19.7 x 16.6 cm
Object number: 919.5.117
Credit Line: Sigmund Samuel Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome - Bratty Exhibit of Etruria
DescriptionThis olpe (jug) is decorated in the black-figure technique with four bands of animal fireses, featuring lions and geese. It was made in Eturia in imitation of the popular black-figure decorated pottery being made in Corinth, Greece. It is attributed to the Grasmere Painted by Szilágyi.
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