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Object Number: MS854A
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Italy
Locus: Tomb 43, Tomb of Warrior
Length: 3.4cm
Width: 3.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number824 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number


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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition


[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. 113, no. 47View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 8, no. 10, pl. IIIView Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.127, no.72jView Objects cited in this Publication

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