Cinerary urn

Italic, Etruscan
Hellenistic Period
2nd century B.C.


Dimensions

27 x 16.5 x 42 cm (10 5/8 x 6 1/2 x 16 9/16 in.); including cover 58 x 22 x 43 cm (22 13/16 x 8 7/8 x 16 15/16 inches)

Accession Number

22.594

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

On the front of the urn a battle scene. On the cover, reclining figure of a youth holding a phiale. Slight remains of the painted inscription.

Provenance

By 1890: Mrs. W. Scott Fitz Collection; loaned to MFA by Mrs. W. Scott Fitz, April 29, 1890 (loan 1426); gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz to MFA, May 18, 1922

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz