Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria | Civita Musarna

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS3488A
Current Location Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display
Culture Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Civita Musarna
Locus near Viterbo
Date Made 299-200 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Nenfro | Tuff
Technique Carved | Painted
Iconography Sea Serpent | Man | Mirror?

Man with plain rolled fillet around head reclines on lid. Holds mirror(?). At foot a cushionlike gable between scrolls. Traces of paint: red on rear drapery, yellow for necklace and on hair. Chest: (certainly not belonging) two bearded sea serpents, facing, on front. Back of chest roughly hammered and chisel-dressed. Uninscribed. Male effigy. Lid in two pieces; front left corner of chest is broken off.

Height 57.5 cm
Length 192 cm
Depth 66 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1900

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