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Etruscan Bucchero Stand

550 BCE - 525 BCE

7 7/8 in. x 5 in. x 8 1/8 in. (20 cm x 12.7 cm x 20.6 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.174
Other Number(s): 212 9 (American Exploration Society)
Geography: Europe, Italy
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Unclassified Vessels
Culture/Nationality: Etruscan

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  • Bucchero - Style of Etruscan pottery that resembles metalware, produced between the end of the 7th and the beginning of the 5th centuries BCE.
  • Etruscan - Culture and style of artistic production in Etruria, now modern Tuscany and part of Umbria, between the 7th and 3rd centuries BCE. Known partly from elaborate tumuli, artworks include bronze mirrors and cists, wall paintings, and terracotta and bronze sculptures that are distinct from the Greek Archaic style in their lively sense of movement and delicate decoration. Developments in architecture include the construction of mud brick and wooden temples decorated with terracotta roof tiles and statues. In some classification schemes Etruscan culture includes the Villanovan culture, which was first evident on the Italian peninsula in the ninth century BCE.
  • stands - Objects designed to support or display another object; examples are small tablelike pieces of furniture used for holding or displaying objects. For supporting structures that are designed with and attached to the supported object, use "bases (object components)."

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