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Skyphos (Etruscan bucchero ware)
630 BCE-600 BCE

Medium
fired clay
Measurements
8.4 × 12.8 × 8.6 cm
Place/s of Execution
Etruria, Italy
Accession Number
80G-D1A
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1893
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Black two-handled deep cup; handles are near-horizontal below the rim with decorative lugs on either side. Decorated on the body, handle, lugs and even on the underside of the foot with geometric designs of incised dots. The vessel surface is badly abraded but would originally have been burnished.