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Plaque

Object Number:
MS854A
Current Location:
Culture:
Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus:
Tomb 43
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Description:
Rectangular Plaque. Measurements for MS854A through M vary from 0.034m x 0.035m to 0.014m x 0.014m. Some are oblong, some square. Five are slightly convex at present, originally probably flat. Small perforations in corners for nailing to wood or leather backing or for sewing to a garment. Commonest scheme of decoration 2 diagonals of punched dots, but there also occurs a star of the same with one or more circles at its center and on 2 of the largest plaques, concentric circles in the center and three rows of fine dots along the contours of the plaque.
Other Number:
824   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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: p. 113, no. 47
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[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 8, no. 10, pl. III
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