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Bronze statuette of a warrior

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan, Populonia
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 10 3/16 in. (25.9 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.53
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
The spear is intact; the shield decorated with alternating incised concentric bands, zigzags abd a central boss. The breastplate is ornamented with a pattern of punch marks.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 7, p. 7, pl. 1, New York: Walter Cummings Baker.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1961. Ancient Art from New York Private Collections: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, December, 17, 1959-February 28, 1960. no. 150, p. 39, pl. 54, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1975. "Notable Acquisitions, 1965-1975." The Metropolitan Museum of Art, : p. 120.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 5.10, pp. 150, 151 n.15 [p.321], New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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