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This article published objects housed in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston believed to represent the complete equipment of a tomb at Chiusi.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-60724-445-5
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 216
Publication Date: Aug 4,2009
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 44
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-60724-445-5
$40.00

This article published objects housed in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston believed to represent the complete equipment of a tomb at Chiusi. Included are descriptions of the cinerary urn, silver mirrors and medallions, vases, cauldrons, jewelry, and boxes. Although it is uncertain which tomb these objects came from, the assembly provides a great deal of information about the burial practices of the Etruscans and the objects used in their daily lives. The article includes pictures, sketches, and descriptions of the items and is useful to anyone interested in studying a complete assembly of Etruscan funerary items as a unit.

This article published objects housed in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston believed to represent the complete equipment of a tomb at Chiusi. Included are descriptions of the cinerary urn, silver mirrors and medallions, vases, cauldrons, jewelry, and boxes. Although it is uncertain which tomb these objects came from, the assembly provides a great deal of information about the burial practices of the Etruscans and the objects used in their daily lives. The article includes pictures, sketches, and descriptions of the items and is useful to anyone interested in studying a complete assembly of Etruscan funerary items as a unit.

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L. G. Eldridge

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