Description The 7th to early 6th centuries BCE are known as the Orientalizing period because of the many eastern, or "Oriental," elements in the art. In this prosperous era of international trade, Etruscan artists manufactured luxury goods, such as those seen in this case, that reflect influences from the art of the eastern Mediterranean. This ornamental strip of silver is slightly curved, with holes for attachment on each end, suggesting that it could have been worn across the chest. The artist created the processions of lions and other designs using stamps. Pendants of heads emerging from palmettes are attached along the lower edge.
|3/22/1968||Treatment||examined for technical study|
|1/24/1979||Examination||examined for condition|
|1/24/1979||Treatment||examined for technical study; cleaned; stabilized; coated|
|6/10/1983||Loan Consideration||examined for loan|
- Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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