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sicilian Castelluccio Culture red pottery conical cup SICILIAN CASTELLUCCIO CULTURE RED POTTERY CONICAL CUP

With a board-like handle, the outside painted in brown with highly organized and carefully worked geometric decoration, and inside with vertical lines. A very rare type in fine condition.

Ca. 2000-1400 BC

H. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.)

Ex collection of Mr. V. Z., Switzerland, acquired between 1950 and 1965.

The prehistoric civilization of Sicily, originally identified by Paolo Orsi (d. 1935) on the basis of a particular ceramic style, in the homonymous village, between Noto and Siracusa.

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sicilian Castelluccio Culture red pottery conical cup

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