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Object Number: L-64-73A
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Date Made: 299-100 BC
Early Date: -299
Late Date: -100
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Battle at Marathon?
Height: 21cm
Width: 32cm
Depth: 15.5cm
Credit Line:Loaned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Other Number82-112 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

Rectangular in plan, narrower below. Sides plain except for front which is decorated with a relief panel, a scene of four figures in combat. The second figure from the right is using a plow-share as a weapon: Echetlos at the battle of Marathon(?). On band above scene five letters of an inscription painted in red are preserved at left: TVBAO [ ]. A hole 0.215 x 0.088, with rounded ends, cut in top.


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: pp. 267-268, no. 298View Objects cited in this Publication

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