University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS1600A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Villanovan
Provenience: Italy
Cervetri
Etruria
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 42.55cm
Outside Diameter:26.67cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number969 - 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:

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. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 83-84, no. 4View Objects cited in this Publication

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