Magenta Ware vessels (female head)

    • Provenienza:
      Syracuse, Fusco necropolis, Tor di Conte, excavations 1987-1988 (tomb 89)
    • Data:
      3rd century BC
    • Materiali:
    • Dimensioni:
      height 17.5 cm
    • Collocazione:
      Syracuse, Museo Archeologico Regionale “Paolo Orsi”
    • Inventario:
      inv. 101675
  • Magenta Ware vessels (female head)

With the term Magenta Class, J. Beazley was the first to identify a group of shaped vessels with a purplish pink pigment on the surface. Production centres were localized in Apulia, Campania, Sicily and Etruria, in Greece, Egypt and Cyprus, on the shores of the Black Sea and in Asia Minor.

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