22 May 2008
AN ETRUSCAN TUFA CINERARIUM LID
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY B.C.
The fragmentary lid in the form of a recumbent male figure, with himation loosely draped around him, resting his weight on his left elbow, lying against two cushions
21½ in. (54.5 cm.) long
Originally acquired in New York, 1950s-1960s.
Later bequeathed to the present owner.
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