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Title: A Challenging Complexity
Subtitle: Black-Gloss Ware from the Hellenistic Period in the Etruscan City of Spina
Author(s): GAUCCI, Andrea
Journal: BABESCH
Volume: 95    Date: 2020   
Pages: 117-136
DOI: 10.2143/BAB.95.0.3287605

Abstract :
The cemeteries of Spina and Adria, Etruscan harbours in the Po Delta of the Italian peninsula, represent an incredible repository for the study of many materials, among which a collection of black-gloss ware of primary importance. The study of the Valle Trebba necropolis in Spina, headed by the Chair of Etruscology at Bologna University, offers an opportunity to discuss the black-gloss ware produced in this important Etruscan port on the Adriatic sea during the Hellenistic period, while firstly outlining the methodological issues related to the development of an updated study of this class of ware.

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