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Olpe with rotelles

<i>Olpe</i> with rotelles

Olpe with rotelles

Pottery

H: 26; Diam: 16.7 cm

Gift of Ivor and Flora Svarc, Berkeley, California

Accession number:

84.81.453

Archaeology/Classical Archaeology

Olpe, a Greek word for jug, is conventionally used for a slender shape of jug with no separate neck. The form and decoration of this vessel are derived from Corinthian examples; the type is widespread, especially in southern Etruria and Latium.

From the Israel Museum publications:

Jucker, Ines, Italy of the Etruscans, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1991, English

Exhibitions:

Italy of the Etruscans: Archaeological finds from the First Millenium, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 18/06/1991 - 18/11/1991