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Bronze cauldron and lid

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 550 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
total H. 11 1/8 in. (28.3 cm) diameter of mouth 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1903
Accession Number:
03.23.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Swinging handle; the lid is chained to one of the ring attachments of the handle and is kept in place by a bronze pin.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 621, pp. 177-78, 224-26, New York: Gilliss Press.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1933. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. pp. 29-30, fig. 31, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. p. 27, fig. 63, 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. 29-30, fig. 31, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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. 6, pp. 400, 401, Milan: Editori Umbri Associati.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.4, pp. 53, 308, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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