8 June 2004
THREE ETRUSCAN BRONZE DANCING MALE FIGURES
CIRCA 520 B.C.
Each depicted nude with their arms raised, one kneeling to the left, one kneeling to the right, and one with both legs spread, each with cap-like hair, almond-shaped eyes and pointed chins, a perforated tenon below for attachment to a tripod or bowl
Each: 2¾ in. (7 cm.) high excluding tenon (3)
Said to be from Chiusi.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1988 (Art of the Ancient World, vol. V, part 1, no. 24).
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