|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||800 BCE to 700 BCE|
|Credit Line:||Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896|
|Other Number:||898 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number|
Benacci-type lunate razor. Bronze. In good condition. Very broad bladed razor with a tight interior curve which has a slight flange at its centre. There is a decorative pattern around the interior curve consisting of a group of concentric parallel lines with an exterior border of vertical lines within a wide band. There is a small suspension hole. The blunt end of the razor is crowned by a double knob finial. The handle is a ring shaped and is ornamented by two opposing crescents on the sides. Good condition but over-cleaned.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Journal] Notizie degli Scavi di Antichita.. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 303, fig. 78, 23||View Objects related to this Type Citation|
|[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.136, no.111i||View Objects related to this|
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