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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.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 76View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Turfa, Jean M.. 2013. The Etruscan World.. New York. Routledge. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 747, fig. 39.1View 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: p. 111, no. 45; p. C2, pl. 5View 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. 15, no. 18View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Connolly, Peter. 1981. Greece and Rome at War. Prentice-Hall. pg. 320 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 93View 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.. Mainz am Rhein. Verlag Philipp von Zabern. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 205View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Dohan, Edith H.. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 7, no. 7, pl. IIView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dohan, Edith H.. 1933. ""The Gallery of Italic and Etruscan Art"". The University Museum Bulletin.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 4. no. 6. pg. 149-177 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 155, pl. 4View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Frothingham, Arthur L.. 1910. Roman Cities in Italy and Dalmatia; with sixty-one full page plates.. New York. Sturgis and Walton. pg. 343 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 109-110View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Furtwängler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905). Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 255View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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