12 June 2000
AN ETRUSCAN AMPHORA
attributed to the fish painter of civitavecchia
circa 700-675 b.c.
With an ovoid body on a bell-shaped foot, a wide neck and twin strap handles, the entire surface with groups of thin and broad bands in red slip, each side of the shoulders with two large fish
187/8 in. (47.9 cm) high
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For another amphora by this painter see no. 30 in Martelli, La Ceramica degli Etruschi.
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