Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery
From: Italy | Etruria | Narce
Curatorial Section: Mediterranean
|Current Location||Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display|
|Culture||Faliscan | Etruscan|
|Provenience||Italy | Etruria | Narce|
|Date Made||725-700 BCE|
|Materials||Bronze | Copper Alloy|
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.
|Credit Line||Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896|
|Other Number||821 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number|
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