Bucchero Pottery from Southern Etruria by Tom B. Rasmussen

By Tom B. Rasmussen

Bucchero is a truly universal kind of nice pottery that used to be made via the Etruscans while their civilization used to be at its peak, from the 7th to the fourth century BC. This learn concentrates at the items of South Etruria, the place the earliest and most interesting bucchero used to be made, and the place the culture lasts longest. until eventually lately bucchero has been little studied, and the purpose of this e-book is to offer a chain of pottery from archaeological contexts, in order that the improvement of the ware should be noticeable as a complete inside of a chronological framework. the various tomb-groups catalogued are released the following for the 1st time. In learning the shapes cautious attention is given to the affinities with Greek and with different Etruscan wares. an entire survey of the ornamental thoughts is integrated, and the development of distribution either inside of Etruria and additional afield is mentioned. a big function of the e-book is a chain of sixty pages of drawings of the profiles of each form of bucchero pot studied. Bucchero is of substantial significance as a courting device, and even if the publication is directed essentially at experts, it is going to even be of curiosity to somebody who's involved in Etruscan paintings and archaeology.

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R. 28 (66773) BOWL. 5. Shallow, with concave base. Coarse fabric. Light br. notches on carination. -bl. Poor sh. 136. 17 (66796) CHALICE. Type 2d. 3. 2. Rest. 16. 18 (66797) CHALICE. Type 2d. 3. 4. Rest. 16. *19 (66798) CHALICE. Type 3a. 4. 8. Low foot. 3 grvs. on lip. Bl. Fair sh. 145. COARSE WARE 29 (66774) PLATE. 24. Rest. and incompl. Rim made of 2 coils of clay. 2 vestigial handles on rim. Orange-pink. 30 (66775) PLATE. 8. 29. 20 (66799) CHALICE. Type 3a. 7. l. Rest. 19. *21 (66804) KANTHAROS.

Poor sh. 4 (11) CHALICE. Type 3a. )9. 9. COARSE PAINTED WARE 9 (2) PHIALE MESOMPHALOS. S. ; dots on rim. R. paint on orange ground. Slight restorations. Medium foot. 3 grvs. on lip. Bl. Fair sh. 5 (10) KANTHAROS. Type 3e. 9(r); 15 (h) . D. 5. Most of one handle missing. Much of foot ETRUSCO-CORINTHIAN 10 (3) NECK-AMPHORA. S. Ribbon handles from rest. Medium foot. 2 inc. horiz. lines bw. shoulder to lip. Moulding at middle of neck; rim. Small diamond notches on carination. another at neck/shoulder junction.

7. On neck: row of large horiz. fans. -bl. Poor sh. (now). FIG. oblique 'S's enc. by banding. Inverted rays on lSI. shoulder. : groups of vert. wavy lines enc. 8 (C7) CHALICE. Type 4a. 3. 2. Some restorations. 7, but foot by banding. -br. paint on light yellow-br. ground. 300. Group 8 Monterozzi Cultrera 25 19 (B8) OINOCHOE. 7. Rest. On neck: reversed 19 34 (B17) CUP. In frags. 33. Z-pattern, enc. by banding. Inverted rays on shoulder. Banding on rest of body. 18. 20 (B9) OINOCHOE. 5. On neck: reversed Zpattern enc.

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