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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Fabric Category Bucchero
Object Type Vessel
Motif Female
Decorative Technique
Vessel Form Form unspecified
Fragment Noted true
Object Type (notes) Bucchero Handle, Fragment
Size Max. Pres. Height 0.110 m, Max. Pres. Width (through shoulders) 0.038 m
Condition Glued from five fragments. Broken across bottom just below the arms; back of woman has slivered away. Face of warrior knocked off; chip in crest of helmet; broken below nape of neck. Slightly encrusted. Burned.
Description Fragmentary bucchero handle in the form of a winged, frontal woman topped by the head of a helmeted warrior serving as a finial. The molded body of the female figure is roughly rectangular in shape and flat; the wings begin at her waist and extend up to the neck, gradually widening; at chin level they taper and curl inwards, leaving two small cut-out areas between the hair and wings. The hair is parted in the middle, and forms two long tresses, each with an incised line down the center, which extends to the lower fracture. She clutches the tresses in her hands, now worn away; the arms are bent at the elbows. The head is in higher relief than the rest of the body; the face is long and shows two incised almond-shaped eyes (one larger than the other), a large, broad nose, thick lips, and a prominent chin. Behind the head and above is the head of a helmeted warrior, serving as a finial. The face has chipped away.
Fabric Description Bucchero, fine grain, burned black to orange.
Note
Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Object Master Grid
EW (x) NS (y) Depth (z) Elev. (z)
175.183 34.823
Local Grid (X) 30.0
Local Grid (Y) L
Property or Relation Value(s)
Consists of
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
Has type
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
vessel
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
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Property or Relation Value(s)
Temporal Coverage
[Standard: Dublin Core Terms]
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Suggested Citation

Anthony Tuck. "PC 19720320 from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 18 Northern Extension/1972, ID:72". (2012) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2012-12-28. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/subjects/9BE7CCB7-A846-42F0-C2C3-A8671D591C0F> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2s75bk38

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