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Terracotta canopic urn

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan, Chiusi or environs
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Other: 24 1/2 x 15 x 11 1/2 in. (62.2 x 38.1 x 29.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.118a, b
Not on view
McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1933. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. pp. 132, 134, fig. 158, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. p. 13, fig. 43, New York: Marchbanks Press.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1941. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. pp. 132, 134, fig. 158, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Goldscheider, Ludwig. 1941. Etruscan Sculpture. pl. 54, New York: Oxford University Press.

Gempeler, Robert D. 1973–1974. Die Etruskischen Kanopen: Herstellung, Typologie, Entwicklungsgeschichte. no. 136, p. 139, Einsiedeln: Benziger.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.99b, p. 119, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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