ostracon ancient art



Villanovan/Etruscan Impasto Ware Jar, 850-800 BC

Biconical vase with tapered neck and flared mouth. The vertical ribbon handle attached to the pronounced shoulder. Standing on a flat base.

Decorated with a meander band that skirts the root of the handle. Above hanging triangles framed by incised parallel lines.

For a closely related example, cf. Beazley Archive vase no. 9014319.

Reconstituted from fragments, pitted areas in places, small portion of the mouth restored.

H. 19.7 cm (7.8 in)

Swiss private collection.

890 USD

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