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Object Number: MS855A
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Italy
Locus: Tomb 43
Length: 3.4cm
Width: 3.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number825 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number


Rectangular Plaques (14). Measurements vary from 0.034 m x 0.035 m to 0.014 m x 0.014 m. Rectangular Plaques (30). Measurements vary from 0.034m x 0.035m to 0.014m x 0.014m. Thin bronze plaques bearing this number and MS 854 are thirty in number. Some are oblong, some square. Five are slightly convex at present, originally probably flat. Small perforations in corners for nailing to wood or leather backing or for sewing to a garment. Commonest scheme of decoration 2 diagonals of punched dots, but there also occurs a star of the same with one or more circles at its center and on 2 of the largest plaques, concentric circles in the center and three rows of fine dots along the contours of the plaque.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 113, no. 47View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 8, no. 10, pl. IIIView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.127, no.72jView Objects related to this

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