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Earring

Ornament

Object Number:
MS3350
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Greek
Etruscan (uncertain)
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Cervetri
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Gold
Iconography:
Bird
Hawk
Description:
Small gold bird with line-work in granulation. Hollow sheet hammered over half-bird form and joined around profile. Lines of granulation outline major feather-divisions; also in looping lines each side of neck and line over head. Partially crushed. Feet (if ever any) torn away so it now stands on a tiny open cylinder.
Height:
1cm
Length:
1cm
Width:
0.5cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 215, no. 225; p. C4, pl. 18
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[Catalogue] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 27, no. 42
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