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Cinerary urn

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On the front of the urn a battle scene. On the cover, reclining figure of a youth holding a phiale. Slight remains of the painted inscription.


By 1890: Mrs. W. Scott Fitz Collection; loaned to MFA by Mrs. W. Scott Fitz, April 29, 1890 (loan 1426); gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz to MFA, May 18, 1922

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz

Italic, Etruscan, Hellenistic Period, 2nd century B.C.


27 x 16.5 x 42 cm (10 5/8 x 6 1/2 x 16 9/16 in.); including cover 58 x 22 x 43 cm (22 13/16 x 8 7/8 x 16 15/16 inches)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi