University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS2157A
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Date Made: 299-99BC
Early Date: -299
Late Date: -99
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Terracotta
Height: 21.5cm
Width: 35cm
Depth: 20cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896

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 (?).


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: pp. 268-269, no. 299View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Richter, Gisela M. & The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 49. fig. 143View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 162View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.188, no.11View Objects cited in this Publication

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