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This catalogue brings jointly for the 1st time the wide-ranging Villanovan and Etruscan collections of the Detroit Institute of Arts with photos and suitable bibliographic resources on their cultural and spiritual capabilities in antiquity.

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973 (Cat. No. 4); photo Courtesy of the DIA. 28 bronze – statuettes Cat. No. five Etruscan lady Votive Statuette overdue 6th-early fifth centuries bce Bronze; peak nine. 2 cm. Ex. Coll. Salvatore Maccolini, Florence. reward of Mrs. Lillian Henkel Haass forty seven. sixty four (Stolen, the robbery happened among 1947-1953) eco-friendly patina with corrosion. The reduce part of the left hand seems to be lacking. reliable solid status girl determine which gestures with its out-stretched correct hand whose open palm faces the viewer, whereas the left arm extends downward diagonally from the physique. The determine wears a tight-fitting chiton with a brief mantle (? ) draped over the shoulders, a beaded necklace, and footwear. The hair flows down the again in lengthy directly locks which emerge from underneath a large beaded headscarf. Corrosion has it appears broken the facial expression, even supposing huge oval eyes and a small, directly mouth are nonetheless discernable. A unmarried tang protrudes vertically from among her toes. Such freestanding votive statuettes could were fixed on bases of wooden or stone with holes minimize to just accept the tangs as fasteners sooner than being committed at sanctuaries, shrines, or temples (cf. S. Haynes 1985: 50). For related votives, examine E. Richardson 1983: 303-304 figs. 724-725, sequence B crew 3A Korai, overdue Archaic interval. mins of the humanities fee, DIA. 5/23/47 Plate nine. common view, Etruscan lady Votive Statuette forty seven. sixty four (Cat. No. 5); photo Courtesy of the DIA. etruscan, cat. nos. – 29 Cat. No. 6 Etruscan Warrior Votive Statuette 500-450 bce Bronze; top eight. four cm. Made within the zone of Arezzo (cf. below). reward of Dr. William R. Valentiner 37. one hundred thirty five (Stolen, the robbery happened among 1947-1953) eco-friendly patina. The statuette is unbroken. strong forged status figurine depicting a warrior with fingers outstretched virtually horizontally from his facets. He wears a leather-based corselet which extends to the waist and 2 greaves. His head is characterised via brief stylized hair with incised vertical locks on the brow, huge, almond-shaped eyes highlighted through arched brows, a large, flat nostril, and a small, thick-lipped mouth. A unmarried tang protrudes vertically from among his toes. Such freestanding votive statuettes might were fastened on bases of wooden or stone with holes minimize to just accept the tangs as fasteners sooner than being devoted at sanctuaries, shrines, or temples (cf. S. Haynes 1985: 50). E. Richardson identifies this statuette as an instance of her past due Archaic Warriors sequence C team four, 500-450 bce, whose construction she attributes to Arezzo (cf. below). mins of the humanities fee, DIA. 10/5/37 F. W. Robinson 1947: eight no. 37. E. Richardson 1983: 188, 191 fig. 446. Plate 10. normal view, Etruscan Warrior Votive Statuette 37. a hundred thirty five (Cat. No. 6); photo Courtesy of the DIA. 30 bronze – statuettes Cat. No. 7 Etruscan Discus Thrower Statuette fifth century bce Bronze; peak eleven. eight cm. present of Dr. William R. Valentiner 37. 134 darkish eco-friendly patina with a few corrosion. the ideal foot has it appears been lately reattached on the ankle and the left hand is lacking.

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