University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS855A
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus: Tomb 43, Tomb of Warrior
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Length: 3.4cm
Width: 3.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number825 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

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

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: p. 113, no. 47View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 8, no. 10, pl. IIIView Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.127, no.72jView Objects cited in this Publication

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