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Object Number:MS2458B
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Volterra
Date Made: 299-200 BC
Early Date: -299
Late Date: 299-200 BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Man
Patera
Height: 31 cm
Length: 63 cm
Depth: 33 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Davis & Harvey (Coleman Estate Sale); Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:244 - Coleman Sale Number

Description

Marble, now grayish, mended with cement at corners. Cover has, in the round, figure male, fully draped, reclining on pillows and holding patera; he wears a round cap with flaps tying under chin; a roll like long fillet(?) around his neck. Front of chest carved in high relief with scene: Murder of Aegistheus(?) Inscription cut along whole front edge of lid.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000) View Objects in Exhibition
The Classical World: Italy ( Apr 1958 - 1969) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical World - Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 78View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 263-264, no. 295; p. C8, pl. 33View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M., and Romano, Irene B., and Brownlee, Ann B., and White, Donald J.. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 38, no. 56View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Horne, Lee C.. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 33, fig. 11View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Edwards, G. Roger. 1958. ""Italy and Rome"". The University Museum Bulletin.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 22. no. 2. pg. 3-11 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Bates, William N.. 1905. "The Etruscan inscriptions in the Museum". University of Pennsylvania Transactions. Vol. I no. III:165-168. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Auction] 1897. The Robert H. Coleman Collection of Archaeological Objects. Catalogue.. Philadelphia. Davis and Harvey's Gallery. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 42View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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