Kebele from the area of Volterra
IV - III sec. a.C.
The history of this extraordinary object was lost but the good state of conservation and the decorations indicate a funerary use, as un urn to contain the ashes, instead of its other usual use, of that period, to mix wine. The images tell the story of a woman that extends a cloak with her right hand, meanwhile, in her left hand, she holds to her chest, an egg symbol of life beyond death. This image is connected to the one on the other side of the urn, a man that is wearing a cloak, presumably the dead that is getting ready for his new life.