Etruscan Italy Gallery
Broken vertically behind the shoulders and horizontally across the forelegs below attachment to the body. Right ear abraded away. Some teeth missing. Pitting on the surface. Pick and shovel marks at break in back. Probably standing, head erect, wings raised. Mouth open, tongue relaxed and furrowed; eyes bulging; ruff divided into two ridges, one over forehead and one on each side of the jaws; ears closed down from top. Mane a single sharp ridge down the back of the neck. Wings: two parallel vertical planes on sides of the body. On wings: root-area outline by ridges; secondary feathers parallel sharp ridges obliquely, obliquely saw-toothed in section. Leg tenons indicated by ridges.
Purchased from George Allen
|L-403-11 || - || Old Loan Number|
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
Philadelphia Collects: Ancient and Primitive Art in Philadelphia Collects ( May 1959 - Sep 1959)
Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 41, fig. 28; pp. 217-218, no. 229
[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. 43
[Catalogue] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.59
[Article] Kohler, Ellen L. 1960. "An Etruscan Tomb-Guardian". Expedition. 2 (2): p. 25-6.
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