Greave, mid 6th/early 5th Century BC

  • Etruscan

Bronze

  • Framed: 18 in. 45.7 cm

Founders Society Purchase, Sarah Beacon Hill Fund

58.72.B

Provenance

New York, NY, Dr. Jacob Hirsch; purchased from the Hirsch estate by the DIA with money from the Sarah Bacon Hill Fund.

Published References

Robinson, F.W., "Bronze Helmet and Greaves," Bulletin of the DIA, vol 37, no 3, 1957-58, pp 74-75 (ill). DIA, "Exhibition of Ancient Italic and Etruscan Art," Jan 14 - Feb 23, 1958. Caccioli, D. A., The Villanovan, Etruscan and Hellenistic Collections in the Detroit Institute of Arts, Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 14, Leiden / Boston: Brill, 2009, cat. no. 42, pp. 80-1, ill. pl. 47.

Rights Status

Etruscan, Greave, mid 6th/early 5th Century BC, Bronze. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Sarah Beacon Hill Fund, 58.72.B.