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Urn

Object Number:
MS2157A
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Date Made:
299-99BC
Early Date:
-299
Late Date:
-99
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Terracotta
Description:
Cinerary Urn. Chest. Rectangular in plan, narrower below. Sides plain except for front which is decorated with a relief panel, a scene of four figures in combat. The second figure from the right is using a plowshare as a weapon: Echetlos at the battle of Marathon (?).
Height:
21.5cm
Width:
35cm

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: pp. 268-269, no. 299
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[Book] Richter, Gisela M. & The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 49. fig. 143
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[Book] Chase, George H. & Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 1950. Greek and Roman Antiquities: A Guide to the Classical Collection. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 129 and 130, fig. 162
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