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Object Number:
MS1076
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus:
Tomb 23M
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Iconography:
Sphinx
Description:
Paste; obverse flat; reverse very slightly convex. On obverse is countersunk a sphinx with one wing to right; other left of the head. One foot advanced; raised tail; on head there seems to be a cap. Plume or plant (?) in front of sphinx. Worn perhaps as a pendant ring.

Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 44, no. 41, pl. XXII
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