Ash Urn with Battle Scene

Etruscan
On View

in

Ancient Greek and Roman, Level 2, South Wing

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Ash Urn with Battle Scene

late 3rd or early 2nd century BCE

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Etruscan

Unknown

Alabaster

Overall: 17 × 29 1/8 × 10 3/16 inches (43.2 × 74 × 25.9 cm)

Sculpture

Greco-Roman and Ancient European

Founders Society Purchase

23.139.A

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(A. Satori, Vienna, Austria)

1923-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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Published References

De Grummond, E. "83. Cinerary Urn with Winged Deities." In The Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii: Ancient Rituals, Modern Muse, Elaine K. Gazda, eds. Ann Arbor, 2000, pp. 217-218.

De Puma, R.D. Art in Roman Life: Villa to Grave. Rome, 2009, pp. 141-142, no. 194.

Caccioli, D. A. "The Villanovan, Etruscan and Hellenistic Collections in the Detroit Institute of Arts." In Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 14. Leiden/Boston, 2009, cat. no. 1, pp. 9, 13-15, (ill. pl. 1-3).

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Etruscan, Ash Urn with Battle Scene, late 3rd or early 2nd century BCE, alabaster. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 23.139.A.

Ash Urn with Battle Scene
Ash Urn with Battle Scene