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Object Number: MS3488B
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Civita Musarna
Date Made: 399-200 bc
Early Date: -399
Late Date: -200
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Nenfro
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Man
Mirror?
Height: 49cm
Length: 205cm
Depth: 56cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1900

Description

Man with plain rolled fillet around head reclines on lid. Holds mirror(?). At foot a cushionlike gable between scrolls. Traces of paint: red on rear drapery, yellow for necklace and on hair. Chest: (certainly not belonging) two bearded sea serpents, facing, on front. Back of chest roughly hammered and chisel-dressed. Uninscribed. Male Effigy. Lid in two pieces; front left corner of chest is broken off.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 54, fig. 35; pp. 260-262, no. 293View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] 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. 39, no. 58View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] 1900. Rare Etruscan Sarcophagi in the University Museum , in Philadelphia Press. : Page/Fig./Plate: 1View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.185, no.3View Objects cited in this Publication

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