London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN ETRUSCAN BLACK-FIGURE AMPHORA
EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
Side A and B: Two dancing female figures, each holding a pair of clappers, and wearing white fillets around their heads
Multiple palmettes beneath the handles, encircling bands around the lower body with rays from the foot below, the neck with double lotus buds flanked by double palmettes
15¾ in. (40 cm.) high
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De Warande, Grieks & Italisch Aardewerk, exhibition catalogue, Turnhout, 1986, p. 15, coll. 172.
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