Hair Ring

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Object Number:MS3346B
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Etruscan (uncertain)
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 699-500 BCE
Early Date: -699
Late Date: -500
Width: 0.1 cm
Outside Diameter:1.7 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number:9 - Other Number


Hair Spirals. Intact, identical pair. Flattened strip of gold wound around spirally in 2 complete turns, each end forming part of an additional turn. The sides of the strip are decorated with fine cord pattern. Applique decoration on each or the turns: 4 small disks on each turn, parallel to one another. A similar small disk at one end of strip.

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
Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000) View Objects in Exhibition


[Chapter] Nagy, Helen, and Bell, Sinclair, and Turfa, Jean M. 2009. "Etruscan Gold from Cerveteri (and Elsewhere) in the University of Pennsylvania Museum". New Perspectives on Etruria and Early Rome: In Honor of Richard De Puma. Madison. University of Wisconsin Press. pg. 91-118 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 94, fig. 6.1; p. 96View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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: p. 173, no. 161; p. C4, pl. 15View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.209, no.9View Objects related to this

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