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Shield

Object Number:
MS2728
Current Location:
Culture:
Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus:
Tomb 2
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Description:
Restored from many small fragments and mounted on a modern backing. some of the fragments with palmette ornaments have been attached at the wrong angle. In the center is a knob from which radiated 8 spokes to a raised circle which is the inner border of a zone of dots. There are six zones of dots, each between raised bands. Of the broader zones between them two are empty, two filled with a row of palmettes; outermost, with encircled marguerites. Repousse ornament.
Outside Diamater:
56.7cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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The Classical World: Italy ( Jun 1958 - 1969)
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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. 112, no. 46
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[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 53, no. 23, pl. XXVI
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