Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria | Narce

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS855K
Current Location Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display
Culture Faliscan | Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Narce
Locus Tomb 43
Section Mediterranean
Materials Bronze

Rectangular Plaques (14). Measurements vary from 0.034 m x 0.035 m to 0.014 m x 0.014 m. Rectangular Plaques (30). Measurements vary from 0.034m x 0.035m to 0.014m x 0.014m. Thin bronze plaques bearing this number and MS 854 are thirty in number. 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.

Length 3.4 cm
Width 3.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number 825 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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