University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS3346A
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Etruscan (uncertain)
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 699-500 BC
Early Date: -699
Late Date: -500
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896


Hair Spirals. Intact, identical pair. Flattened strip of gold wound around spirally in 2 complete turns, each end forming part of an additional turn. The sides of the strip are decorated with fine cord pattern. Applique decoration on each or the turns: 4 small disks on each turn, parallel to one another. A similar small disk at one end of strip.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition
Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition


[Chapter] Turfa, Jean M. "Etruscan" Gold from Cerveteri (and Elsewhere) in the University of Pennsylvania Museum, in Bell, Sinclair & Nagy, Helen. New Perspectives on Etruria and Early Rome: In Honor of Richard De Puma. 91-118. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 94, fig. 6.1; p. 96View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 173, no. 161; p. C4, pl. 15View Objects cited in this Publication

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