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Cinerary Box with Lid

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Three sides plain; front decorated with four figures in combat; no color; cover has reclining figure.


By 1875: in a public collection in Chiusi; sold at public sale in Florence to J. J. Dixwell; gift of J. J. Dixwell to MFA, March 1876

Credit Line

Gift of John James Dixwell

Italic, Etruscan,


Height x width x depth: 14.3 x 13.3 x 21.3 cm (5 5/8 x 5 1/4 x 8 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi