Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria | Caere

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS3350
Current Location Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display
Culture Greek | Etruscan (uncertain)
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Caere
Date Made 7th century BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Gold
Iconography Bird | Hawk

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.

Height 1 cm
Length 1 cm
Width 0.5 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number 13 - Other Number

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