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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Fabric Category Bucchero
Object Type Vessel
Motif Palmette
Decorative Technique
Vessel Form Form unspecified
Fragment Noted true
Object Type (notes) Fragment of a Bucchero Double Handle
Size Max. Pres. Height 0.067 m, Min. Pres. Width of Plaque 0.031 m, Max. Pres. Width of Exterior Section of Outermost Curve of Wings 0.043 m, Max. Pres. Thickness of plaque 0.007 m
Condition Fragmentary. Join of two handle sections and finial knob preserved. Plaque broken 0.067 m below tip of finial knob. Exterior section broken just below chin of female figure. Burned.
Description Fragment of a bucchero double handle, consisting of a vertical interior section and a curved exterior section. They are joined at the top and surmounted by a finial knob, consisting of a bulbous sphere surmounted by a smaller half-sphere. The interior section is in the form of a vertical plaque, which tapers in the middle. It is decorated with a large voluted palmette, placed above the remnants of a second. The exterior section preserves a human head in high relief. Two large almond-shaped eyes, carefully incised, with pupils indicated in high relief; a wide, flat nose; short, thick lips; and a heavy rounded chin make up the facial features. The face is bordered on both sides by curving wings, which extend to eye level.
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)
172.66 33.545
175.495 35.773
Local Grid (X)
  • 28.0
  • 30.0
Local Grid (Y)
  • J
  • M
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 19730280 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/DC048F2C-4F9F-4E9B-9C30-4695ECA05EED> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k27p8zd53

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