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Cinerary Chest

Urn

Object Number:
L-64-73A
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Date Made:
299-100 BC
Early Date:
-299
Late Date:
-100
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Iconography:
Battle at Marathon?
Description:
Rectangular in plan, narrower below. Sides plain except for front which is decorated with a relief panel, a scene of four figures in combat. The second figure from the right is using a plow-share as a weapon: Echetlos at the battle of Marathon(?). On band above scene five letters of an inscription painted in red are preserved at left: TVBAO [ ]. A hole 0.215 x 0.088, with rounded ends, cut in top.
Credit Line:
Loaned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Other Number:
82-112   -   Philadelphia Museum of Art 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: pp. 267-268, no. 298
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