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Urn, cinerary

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(a) Chest. Winged monster on front. (b) Cover. Recumbent figure. Traces of red.

Provenance

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, Hellenistic Period, 2nd century B.C.

Dimensions

38.1 x 22.9 x 38.1 cm (15 x 9 x 15 in.); Legacy dimension: .381 L. .229 W. .381 H.

Accession Number

76.246a-b

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi