Etruscan Cinerary Urn

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Geoffrey Marchal
published on 17 May 2017
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An Etruscan cinerary urn on a podium. Chamber tomb of the Pruni family near Chiusi, Etruria, Italy. 200-100 BCE. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark). Made with Memento Beta (now ReMake) from AutoDesk.

An old man is reclining on a panther skin and purple cushions with gilt tassels. Gilt wreaths around his head and neck, signet rings and purple-edged cloak indicate his high rank. He is sacrificing wine from a gilt cup.

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