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Object Number:MS3488B
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Civita Musarna
Date Made: 399-200 bc
Early Date: -399
Late Date: -200
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Nenfro
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Man
Mirror?
Height: 49 cm
Length: 205 cm
Depth: 56 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1900

Description

Man with plain rolled fillet around head reclines on lid. Holds mirror(?). At foot a cushionlike gable between scrolls. Traces of paint: red on rear drapery, yellow for necklace and on hair. Chest: (certainly not belonging) two bearded sea serpents, facing, on front. Back of chest roughly hammered and chisel-dressed. Uninscribed. Male Effigy. Lid in two pieces; front left corner of chest is broken off.


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: p. 54, fig. 35, p. 260-262, no. 293View 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. 39, no. 58View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 30 Dec 1900. "Rare Etruscan Sarcophagi in the University Museum". The Philadelphia Press. Philadelphia. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.185, no.3View Objects related to this

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