Etruscan Italy Gallery|
Currently On Display
|Date Made:||499-400 BCE|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Fairman Rogers, 1893|
|Other Number:||17788 - Old Museum Number|
Hand-mirror. Circular, the edges on the mirror side turned up slightly. Small metal handles: "This handle consists of two thin plates of bronze fastened by three rivets to a tang prjecting from the mirror proper." Palmette and lotus bud border. 4 figures on ground line of hatched triangles. Purification of Orestes. Figures named by inscriptions above each. Left to right: female figure, Vanth; standing male figure, Apollo; kneeling naked male figure, Orestes; standing female figure, Metua. Orestes clutches omphalos.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Classical World - Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 230-232, no. 250||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York.. Perugia. Electa/Editori Umbri Associati. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 299-302, fig. 7.3||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Article] Bates, William N. 1911. "The Purification of Orestes". American Journal of Archaeology. Boston. Archaeological Institute of America. Vol. 15. no. 4. pg. 459-464 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 461-464, fig. 2||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p.148, no.167||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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