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Second half of the 5th century B.C.
H : 6.20 cm – D : 7.1 cm
Vase complete and practically intact; limestone remains on the bottom. Multiple traces of irregular rubbing.
A large dark brown-black terracotta vessel, certainly fired in a reducing atmosphere. It is equipped with a small handle and with a long gutter-shaped spout.
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