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193275
Object Number:MS850
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus: Tomb 43
Date Made: 725-700 BC
Early Date: -725
Late Date: 725-700 BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Height: 43 cm
Length: 8.5 cm
Width: 40.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number:820 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Crested Helmet. Mended and restored. Made from two sheets of hammered bronze, one of which, slightly larger, is folded over the edge of the other along outer margin of crest and behind large protruding rivets beneath the crest. Oblong rectangular pieces riveted over the joints for greater strength where strain was heaviest. Nine rivets fasten each of the re-inforcements, 3 protruding ornamental rivets in center, 3 plain on either side. Decoration of crest: lines and rows of dots of various sizes arranged around a large central boss.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000) View Objects in Exhibition
Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
The Classical World: Italy ( Apr 1958 - 1969) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical World - Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition
Italian Gallery (28 Mar 1951 - 1958) View Objects in Exhibition
44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 76-77View 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: pp. 109-110, no. 43; p. C1, pl. 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. ed. 1st. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 129, fig. 117View 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. 14, no. 17View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania Museum. Apr 2000. 44 Celebrity Eyes in a Museum Storeroom. University of Pennsylvania Museum. pg. 1-47 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 26-27View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Horne, Lee C.. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 32, fig. 8View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Connolly, Peter. 1981. Greece and Rome at War. Prentice-Hall. pg. 320 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Stary, P. F.. Zur eisenzeitlichen Bewaffnung und Kampfeweise in Mittelitalien. Marburger Studien zur Vor- und Fruhgeschichte Vol.: 3.. Mainz am Rhein. Verlag Philipp von Zabern. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Dohan, Edith H.. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 7, no. 6, pl. IIView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dohan, Edith H.. 1933. ""The Gallery of Italic and Etruscan Art"". The University Museum Bulletin.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 4. no. 6. pg. 149-177 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 155, pl. IV, no. 7, pl. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Luce, Stephen B.. 1920. "Ancient Helmets in Italy". The Museum Journal.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Vol. 11. no. 1. pg. 68-76 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Frothingham, Arthur L.. 1910. Roman Cities in Italy and Dalmatia; with sixty-one full page plates.. New York. Sturgis and Walton. pg. 343 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Furtwängler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905). Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B.. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p.125, no.64View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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