Large Daunian Funnel Krater which was excavated from a necropolis near Ordona, Italy by Byron Farwell in 1944-1945. This artifact has deep thick brownish bands on the body and rim with intermittent thin vertical bands. Very characteristic of Daunian ware of the 5th century which maintains its Bronze age roots. As per the literature this artifact was from Grave XV. Dates to circa the 5th-4th century BC. Measures 11inches wide and is intact said for a repair to the rim.
Published in the book "The Farwell Collection", 1953 by Franklin P. Johnson, University of Chicago art historian and archaeologist. Byron Farwell was an Army captain stationed in Italy during WW II, and pieces presented in this book were excavated by him between 1944-1945 in Ordona, Italy.
For an identical piece see: Hetjens Museum Düsseldorf, Germany. Daunisch-subgeometrischer Doppelhenkeltopf mit Trichtermündung. Irdenware mit Oxidmalerei, 550–400 v. Chr.