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Jar (Italic-Daunian ware)
late 5th century BCE

fired clay
15.4 × 18.7 × 16.7 cm
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1894
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Squat-bodied, flat-based vessel with a wide, thin, flaring disc rim to mouth and a single strap handle in an inverted V-shape (above rim) from the body to the rim. Yellow-buff fabric decorated with black, brown and red paint in plain and pattern bands of geometric designs: hatched rectangles, diamonds and plain vertical lines. The handle has thin brown vertical lines and a black X where it joins the rim. There is a painted circle on the body above the foot.