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Impasto Kyathos, Etruscan-Campanian 8th/7th Century BC

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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Zurich, Switzerland

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Impasto Kyathos, Etruscan-Campanian 8th/7th Century BC
$ 380

Rare kyathos of bellied body showing a small handle with applied horns on top. The flat base with a gouged cross. Most likely the toy of a child and belonging to the Ansone Culture which was located in Campania and formed part of the Villanova culture. Villanova burial rites were shared in the Etruscan main area and in certain Campanian regions, like Capua or Pontecagnano. Ceramic, Impasto ware. Etruscan-Campanian, Ansone-Villanovan, 8th to 7th century BC. H. to handle 5.5 cm (2.1 in), H. to rim 4 cm (1.6 in). Chips out of the rim and horn restored. Otherwise appealing condition. Ex Swiss private collection (data will be provided to the buyer)

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