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Object Number:MS851
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus: Tomb 43
Date Made: 725-700 BC
Early Date: -725
Late Date: 725-700 BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Height: 47 cm
Width: 45 cm
Depth: 13 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number:821 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Front section. Bronze. Mounted on a modern backing of copper and green tinted plaster. Many pieces missing, mostly on shoulders and along edges; entire piece retouched to conceal joins. Made from a single sheet of bronze, edges bent over and strengthened by iron rod, bent to shape of the cuirass. Remains of connecting strap is 0.195m below one shoulder; strap one with front of cuirass is attached by 2 rivets to outer surface of the back (only one small fragment remains). Joint reinforced by patch of bronze. Sharp median line verified by curvature of original fragments. Ornament: lines, rows of dots, zigzags, triangles filled with dots, all of which also occur on the helmet from this tomb.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Classical World: Italy ( Apr 1958 - 1969) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical World - Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition
Italian Gallery (28 Mar 1951 - 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Turfa, Jean M. 2013. The Etruscan World.View 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.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Connolly, Peter. 1981. Greece and Rome at War. 320.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Stary, P. F. Zur eisenzeitlichen Bewaffnung und Kampfeweise in Mittelitalien. Marburger Studien zur Vor- und Fruhgeschichte Vol.: 3.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1933. "The Gallery of Italic and Etruscan Art". The University Museum Bulletin. 4 (6): 149-177.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Frothingham, Arthur L. 1910. Roman Cities in Italy and Dalmatia; with sixty-one full page plates. 343.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Furtwängler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905).View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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