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Kernos (Italian-Daunian ware)
4th century BCE-3rd century BCE

Medium
earthenware
Measurements
11.0 × 12.9 × 13.2 cm
Place/s of Execution
Italy
Accession Number
80Y-D1A
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1893
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Set of four small bowls attached to each other and to a central looped handle. Each bowl has a string-cut base, offset mouth and egg-shaped body tapering to the base. Decorated on the exterior in brown and red paint in bands; circles with vertical dashes and a stylised horizontal leaf pattern between plain bands.