ostracon ancient art



Early Etruscan Impasto Ware Amphora, 700-650 BC

Fine hand-modeled amphora with ribs on either side of the belly. False cord decoration impressed on the ribs and at the join to the straight neck.

The handles span from the slightly flared mouth to the shoulder. They show notches on top and impressed triangles on the outside.

The base is slightly set off from the body. Carefully smoothed surface. Dendrite-like deposits in places.

Intact, fine condition. Minor pitting with few retouched spots.

H 15 cm (5.9 in)

Swiss private collection M.G., acquired October 1968. Inventory card joined.

1650 USD

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