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Object Number:MS1600A
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Villanovan
Provenience: Italy
Caere
Etruria
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 42.55 cm
Outside Diameter:26.67 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number:969 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Biconical Urn with Impasto Helmut Cover. Brown clay of crude texture. Helmet shaped cover which was surmounted by miniature cabin urn. Urn forms link between cabin urn and Villanova urn. Decoration of narrow strips of lead in geometric patterns. One handle.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical World - 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.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 83-84, no. 4View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1933. "The Gallery of Italic and Etruscan Art". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 4. no. 6. pg. 149-177 : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 153, pl. IIIView Objects related to this

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