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Object Number:MS2467
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Locus: Ziro Burial
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Amphora
Griffin
Woman
Height: 95.88 cm
Width: 47.63 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Davis & Harvey (Coleman Estate Sale); Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897

Description

Cinerary urn, family. Terra-cotta, monumental size in form of amphora, with four handles, surmounted by female figure. Urn decorated with two rows of figurines. Griffin heads surmounted handles. Possibly a forgery.

Bibliography:

[Book] Bonfante, Larissa. 2003. Etruscan Dress.. Baltimore. The Johns Hopkins Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 12-13, pl. 4-5View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1935. "A Ziro Burial from Chiusi". American Journal of Archaeology. Boston. Archaeological Institute of America. Vol. 39. no. 2. pg. 198-209 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 203-4, no. 1, pl. 26a,27View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1933. "The Gallery of Italic and Etruscan Art". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 4. no. 6. pg. 149-177 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 149, fig, IView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 154, no. 243View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Auction] 1897. The Robert H. Coleman Collection of Archaeological Objects. Catalogue.. Philadelphia. Davis and Harvey's Gallery. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 42, pl. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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