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Object Number: MS1142
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus: Tomb 18B
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Lead
Credit Line:Purchased from Fausto Benedetti, 1896
Other Number848 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Broken and bent. There can be no doubt that the material is preponderantly lead since it is extremely soft and makes a black mark on paper. It is composed of an openwork disk shaped like a wheel with six spokes, to the hub of which is attached a tube.


Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 12-13, no. 32, pl. IVView Objects cited in this Publication

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