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Object Number: MS3350
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Greek
Etruscan (uncertain)
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Cervetri
Date Made: 7th century BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Iconography:Bird
Hawk
Height: 1cm
Length: 1cm
Width: 0.5cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896

Description

Bird Finial. Intact, although probably came from a much larger, ornate object. Hawk-like bird constructed from two stamped sheets of gold, formed with relief for eyes, beak, cheeks, rounded form of breast, wings, and rump/tail.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[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. 99, fig. 6.4; 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. 215, no. 225; p. C4, pl. 18View 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. 27, no. 42View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.208, no.6View Objects cited in this Publication

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