University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS3367
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Italy
Period: 19th Century
Height: 1.6cm
Length: 1.5cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896


Bird. Hollow casr duck entirely covered by fine granulation. Legs of thick plain wires to suggest webbed feet. The join between leg and body is accented by a plain wire circle. The wings, in outline against body, are in the shape of leaves and are bordered by thick rope wire and then thin plain wire. The shoulder of the wing contains seven cells bordered by twisted wire which are empty of granulation, in 2-3-2 order. Running toward the point of the wing are three plait wires. The back half of the wing is filled by granulation. The beak is truncated. Eyes outlined by a circle of plain wire. On the back is a loop of plain wire which connects to a plain wire link supporting a plain wire attachment hook. Originally covered by a black encrustation now removed.


[Chapter] Turfa, Jean M. "Etruscan" Gold from Cerveteri (and Elsewhere) in the University of Pennsylvania Museum, in Bell, Sinclair & Nagy, Helen. New Perspectives on Etruria and Early Rome: In Honor of Richard De Puma. 91-118. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 94, fig. 6.1; p. 96; p. 98View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Follett, T. 1985. Curating Behavior In Old World Archaeology. MASCA Journal. 3: 150-153. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 150View Objects related to this
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.208, no.6View Objects related to this
[Book] Marshall, Frederick H. 1911. Catalogue of the Jewellery, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman, in the Department of Antiquities, British Museum. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 2446View Objects related to this Type Citation

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