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Summary

Fonte Rotella necropolis near Chiusi.

Class:

  • Find
  • visible
  • Location uncertain
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Clusium [Clevsin, Chiusi]

OmnesViae import TPPlace1100

Chiusi, Museo Civico

Museo Civico La citta sotterranea

Chiusi, Museo Archeologico Nazionale

The National Archaeological Museum of Chiusi

Chiusi, Labirinto di Porsenna

Etruscan galleries and underground passages for supplying water.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The François Vase is a large 66 cm high Attic volute krater decorated in the black-figure style dates 570/560 BC. Vase was unearthed in 1844 -1845 in an Etruscan tomb of Fonte Rotella necropolis near Chiusi. Currently in the Museo Archeologico at Florence.

The vase was discovered in numerous fragments.

See:

  1. John D. Beazley: Attic Black-figure Vase-painters. Oxford 1956, p. 76 Nr. 1.
  2. Nancy Thomson de Grummond, Encyclopedia of the History of Classical Archaeology, Routledge 2015, p. 463
  3. Beat Schweizer, Magdalene Soldner: Die ›François-Vase‹ vom Kerameikos in Athen bis ins Grab bei Chiusi. Zur Lesung griechischer Mythenbilder im medialen und im Funktionskontext, in: B. Schmaltz – M. Söldner (Hrsg.), Griechische Keramik im kulturellen Kontext, Akten Internat.Vasen-Symposion Kiel, 24.–28.9. 2001, Münster 2003, pp. 175–178.