Art: Etruscan c. 800-396 BC


Art: Etruscan c. 800-396 BC

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Portrait of a Boy; Etruscan; Bronze sculpture; Height 9"

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Youth and Demon of Death; Etruscan Cinerary container; Stone (cinerary container)

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Hunting and Fishing; wall painting in the Tomb of Hunting and Fishing; at Tarquinia; c. 510-500 BC; Trying to snare birds.

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Dancing Woman and Lyre Player; a scene from a wall painting at the Tomb of the Triclinium in Tarquinia; c. 470-460 BC;

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The Ficoroni Cist (detail of Pollux tying Amykos to the tree); from Praeneste; late 4th century BC; Engraved bronze;

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The Ficoroni Cist (illustration of full scene); from Praeneste; late 4th century BC; Engraving reads from right to left & tells the story of the Argonauts in the Land of Bebrykes. They land in the territory of Amykos, who will allow no one to drink from his spring who does not beat him at boxing. The hero Pollux ends up tying Amykos to a tree, while Athena watches from center and Victory flies overhead. Pollux & Castor chat affectionately while their men fill amphorae.

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The Ficoroni Cist (with illustration of detail); from Praeneste; late 4th century BC; Engraved bronze; Height of cist approx. 21"; Engraving reads from right to left & tells the story of the Argonauts in the Land of Bebrykes. Inscription says created by the Greek, Novios Plautios, for a Praenestan patroness. It is suggested it is a copy of a famous painting (now lost) by the Greek master Kydias.

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Wounded Chimaera; from Arezzo; Early 4th Century BC; Bronze; Height 31 1/2"; The Etruscans used the Greek myth of the 3 headed beast wounded by Bellerophon on his winged-horse, Pegasus, for inspiration.

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Apollo of Veii; from the rooftop of the Temple of Apollo at Veii (near Rome); c. 515-490 BC; Painted terra-cotta; Height 69"; He has geometrically related pleats in his robes, which was also seen in ancient Greek reliefs.

Ancient Greek & Roman Sculpture: Apollo of Veii

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Sarcophagus from Cerveteri; c. 520 BC; Painted terra-cotta; Length 6'7"; Etruscans developed funerary sculptures that showed the deceased (single & couples) in happy repose, left arms propped up (like banqueters).

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Human-headed Cinerary Urn; c. 675-650 B.C.; Terracotta; Height 251/2" (64.7 cm); The remains of the deceased were placed in an urn which was put inside a pit, along with important items such as weapons, jewelry, & household tools.

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