University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS2769C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus: Tomb 1
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Silver
Length: 0.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1898

Description

Silver bead or fragment of a diminutive balsamarium. Two sheets of silver may be detected in the neck of this tiny object so that it is quite possible that it should be called a balsamarium rather than a bead.


Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 58-59, no. 50, fig. 36, pl. XXXIIView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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