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ETRUSCAN BRONZE BEAKED OINOCHOE ETRUSCAN BRONZE KOUROS

Wearing a loincloth. His hair, parted in the middle, falls to shoulder length. Both hands, extended once held an object.
The figure belongs to a certain group of Etruscan warriors, the short garment and the hands held parallel with the thumbs pointing upwards is typical of this type. In one case, the warrior holds a sword vertically. The motif originally comes from the Hethitic area.

550-500 BC

H. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm.)

Ex collection of Herbert A. Cahn, Basel, acquired before 1990.

Cf. Richardson - 1983, 65, 69, ills. 115f. Cf. esp. the object from Volterra, Museo Etrusco Guarnacci, inv. no. 18.

CBD60
$4,750


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