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Razor

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Object Number:
MS1527
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italic
Villanovan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Bizentium
Locus:
Trench Tomb
Date Made:
800 BCE to 700 BCE
Early Date:
-800
Late Date:
-700
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Description:
Benacci-type lunate razor. Bronze. In good condition. Very broad bladed razor with a tight interior curve which has a slight flange at its centre. There is a decorative pattern around the interior curve consisting of a group of concentric parallel lines with an exterior border of vertical lines within a wide band. There is a small suspension hole. The blunt end of the razor is crowned by a double knob finial. The handle is a ring shaped and is ornamented by two opposing crescents on the sides. Good condition but over-cleaned.
Length:
11.11cm
Width:
9.53cm
Other Number:
898   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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Bibliography:

[Journal] Notizie Degli Scavi di Antichita. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 303, fig. 78, 23
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