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Object Number: MS3488A
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Civita Musarna
Locus: near Viterbo
Date Made: 299-200 bc
Early Date: -299
Late Date: -200
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Tuff
Tufa
Technique:Carved
Painted
Iconography:Sea Serpent
Man
Mirror?
Height: 57.5cm
Length: 192cm
Depth: 66cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1900

Description

Man with plain rolled fillet around head reclines on lid. Holds mirror(?). At foot a cushionlike gable between scrolls. Traces of paint: red on rear drapery, yellow for necklace and on hair. Chest: (certainly not belonging) two bearded sea serpents, facing, on front. Back of chest roughly hammered and chisel-dressed. Uninscribed. Male effigy. Lid in two pieces; front left corner of chest is broken off.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[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. 54, fig. 35; pp. 260-262, no. 293View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 39, no. 58View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Catalano, V. 1982. Da Musarna a San Francisco. Le vicende dei sarcophagi degli Aletnas, dei Rufii, dei Cravatura e delle gens Ursetia. : Page/Fig./Plate: 58-9View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 185, no. 3View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Furtwangler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905). : Page/Fig./Plate: 255View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] 1900. Rare Etruscan Sarcophagi in the University Museum , in Philadelphia Press. : Page/Fig./Plate: 1View Objects cited in this Publication

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