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Object Number:MS854L
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus: Tomb 43
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Length: 3.4 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number:824 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Rectangular Plaque. Measurements for MS854A through M vary from 0.034m x 0.035m to 0.014m x 0.014m. Some are oblong, some square. Five are slightly convex at present, originally probably flat. Small perforations in corners for nailing to wood or leather backing or for sewing to a garment. Commonest scheme of decoration 2 diagonals of punched dots, but there also occurs a star of the same with one or more circles at its center and on 2 of the largest plaques, concentric circles in the center and three rows of fine dots along the contours of the plaque.


Bibliography:

[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. 113, no. 47View 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. 8, no. 10, pl. IIIView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.127, no.72jView Objects related to this

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