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Title Bucchero Fragment
Primary photo False
Photo Type Cataloged Artifact
Photo ID 15018
Album ID 0
Description A bucchero fragment, probably form the brim of a plate, with stamped decoration consisting of the following from left to right: 1) portion of a deer, with front legs and lower part of back legs broken off, with a sleek body, tail, and one long antler, extending from the head parallel to the body, with three horns, 2) below the the belly of the deer, what appears to be a snake in the form of "W", 3) to the left, the front quarters of a male sphinx with a single curving wing, whose face is delicately rendered with an eye, a long and pointed nose, and open mouth, and a projecting beard, and 4) above the back of the sphinx, a bird in flight with outstretched wings and head facing left, while to the left only the wing of a second bird now remains. The top of this stamped frieze is bordered by a fine, curving line in relief.
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Anthony Tuck. "19760153bwb.jpg from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 19 Extension/1976, ID:79/PC 19760153". (2012) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2012-12-28. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/media/9CDC69DC-30A2-4A59-5E81-4A67F2A4C50E> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2x34rh5s

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