Bucchero Incense Burner
From the well tomb of Tumulus C din Artimino, Prato Rosello.
Made up of five elements with a high foot, horizontal handle , the central container is formed like a small boat with two lateral truncated cone shapes. Arches from the drilled decoration on the foot, rows of circles impressed on the remaining parts of the object. On the foot there is an inscription made before the object was fired in Northern Etruscan: mi zinaku larθuzale kuleniieśi, that indicates the name of the vase’s patron.
The technique and the decorations can be placed in the ceramic production of the Florentine area.
Third quarter of VII century B.C.
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