Two Etruscan bronze statuettes by Unknown Artist

Two statuettes, male and female, on a thin plate of bronze set into a base with lead.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
25 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £1,350)
Acquired in:
1946
Vendor:
Sotheby's

The male god Tinia (Roman Jupiter), carrying his attribute: a thunderbolt; the female god Uni (Roman Juno) carries her attribute: a torch.

Provenance

Found near Prato in Tuscany.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

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