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Object Number:MS3350
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Greek
Etruscan (uncertain)
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Caere
Date Made: 7th century BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Iconography:Bird
Hawk
Height: 1 cm
Length: 1 cm
Width: 0.5 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number:13 - Other Number

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:

Classical World - Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Chapter] Nagy, Helen, and Bell, Sinclair, and Turfa, Jean M. 2009. "Etruscan Gold from Cerveteri (and Elsewhere) in the University of Pennsylvania Museum". New Perspectives on Etruria and Early Rome: In Honor of Richard De Puma. Madison. University of Wisconsin Press. pg. 91-118 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 99, fig. 6.4; p. 96View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 215, no. 225; p. C4, pl. 18View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M., and Romano, Irene B., and Brownlee, Ann B., and White, Donald J. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 27, no. 42View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.208, no.6View Objects related to this

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