Cinerary Chest



Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number L-64-73A
Current Location Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display
Culture Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria
Date Made 3rd C. BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Iconography Battle at Marathon?

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.

Height 21 cm
Width 32 cm
Depth 15.5 cm
Other Number 82-112 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

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