Ancient Art

Funerary urn

6th century B.C.

Limestone

37.783 x 55.245 x 58.103 cm (14 7/8 x 21 3/4 x 22 7/8 in.)
Gift of The Engel Fox Family
2008.209.1
Culture: 
Etruscan
Period: 
Archaic
Classification: 
Containers - Stone
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Owned by Ms. Nives Fox, who has also provided a copy of the export license documenting that the urn was shipped legally from Milan, Italy, to New Jersey, US, on 26 January 1954.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 142.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.