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Object Number:L-64-73A
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 3rd C. BCE
Iconography:Battle at Marathon?
Height: 21 cm
Width: 32 cm
Depth: 15.5 cm
Other Number:82-112 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number


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:

Classical World - 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.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 267-268, no. 298View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Chase, George H. 1950. Greek and Roman Antiquities: A Guide to the Classical Collection.. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 129-130, fig. 162View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Book] The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Richter, Gisela M. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection.. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 49, fig. 143View Objects related to this Type Citation

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