University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS2434A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Italic
Sardinian
Nuragic
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Populonia (uncertain)
Period: Early Iron Age
Date Made: 900 BCE to 600 BCE
Early Date: -900
Late Date: -600
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Technique:Cast
Iconography:Pharetra
Quiver
Length: 12.4cm
Width: 5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Davis & Harvey (Coleman Estate Sale); Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number67 - Coleman Sale Number

Description

Two twin pieces - votive quivers; see also MS 275. Flat votive objects, quiver-shaped. Obverse shows raised outline of a dagger in a pocket; reverse has outline of three arrows, feathers upward. On the straight edge, two ringlike projections, pierced in center. Point at bottom of uiver thickens into series of two balls.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1953 - 31 Dec 1953)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Auction] 1897. The Robert H. Coleman Collection of Archaeological Objects. Catalogue. : Page/Fig./Plate: 9View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Minto, Antonio. 1943. Populonia. : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. XI, 8-19 and p. 53-4View Objects cited in this Publication

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