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Bronze cauldron

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 550 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm) diameter 16 5/16 in. (41.5 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1903
Accession Number:
03.23.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Rounded top and flat lip. May have been used for cooking or heating food.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 622, pp. 177-78, 225-26, New York: Gilliss Press.

Leach, Sarah. 1991. "La ‘Tomba del Carro’ di Monteleone di Spoleto” / “The ‘Tomba del Carro’ of Monteleone di Spoleto.”." Antichità dall'Umbria a New York, Gens Antiquissima Italiae, Francesco Roncalli and Larissa Bonfante, eds. no. 2, pp. 398-400, Milan: Editori Umbri Associati.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.2, p. 52, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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