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Object Number:MS3488A
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Civita Musarna
Locus: near Viterbo
Date Made: 299-200 bc
Early Date: -299
Late Date: 299-200 bc
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Tuff
Tufa
Technique:Carved
Painted
Iconography:Sea Serpent
Man
Mirror?
Height: 57.5 cm
Length: 192 cm
Depth: 66 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1900

Description

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical World - Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition

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. 54, fig. 35; pp. 260-262, no. 293View 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. 39, no. 58View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Catalano, V. 1982. Da Musarna a San Francisco. Le vicende dei sarcophagi degli Aletnas, dei Rufii, dei Cravatura e delle gens Ursetia.. Arti Grafiche Scalia. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 58-9, no. 12 and passimView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 185, no. 3View 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: p. 255, no. 6View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 30 Dec 1900. "Rare Etruscan Sarcophagi in the University Museum". The Philadelphia Press. Philadelphia. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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