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Apulian Trozzella (Storage Vessel)

7th century BCE-6th century BCE

9 1/2 x 6 5/8 x 8 1/4 in. (24.1 x 16.8 x 21 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.132
Geography: Europe, Italy
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Unclassified Vessels
Culture/Nationality: Messapian

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  • Apulian - Refers to a pottery style that developed in Apulia in the fifth and fourth centuries BCE and was manifest in plain and ornate versions. The plain version is usually characterized by smaller vases with simpler decorative compositions, fewer figures depicted, and themes that are Dionysiac, genre scenes, or simple female heads. In the ornate version, the vases are larger, more colors are used, and designs are more ornate, including floral and geometric patterns, and mythological and funerary subjects.
  • Archaic - Refers to the pottery style found in Persia around 6000 BCE. The style is characterized by fine, plain buff pottery tempered with straw that is sometimes decorated with simple red or orange painted designs.
  • storage vessels - Articles designed to serve as receptacles for keeping or storing liquid or other substances.

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  • Owner Name: Clarissa Compton Dryden, Class of 1932, MA 1935
    Role: Donor
    Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA
    Acquisition Method: Inheritance
    Disposal Method: Donation
    Ownership Start Date: 1925
    Ownership End Date: 1950's to 1980's
    Remarks: A relative of archaeologist, Charles Densmore Curtis (1875-1925), Dryden presented the Ella Riegel Museum with items she inherited from his collection of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan artifacts throughout the 1950s-1980s

  • Owner Name: Charles Densmore Curtis (1875-1925)
    Role: Collector
    Disposal Method: Bequest
    Ownership Start Date: Likely ca. 1900
    Ownership End Date: 1925

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