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Ancient Art

Cista Foot in the Form of a Siren

ca. 3rd century B.C.

Bronze, solid cast

with base: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)
7.75 × 8.1 × 3.8 cm (3 1/16 × 3 3/16 × 1 1/2 in.)
Gift of Ruth Elizabeth White
1988.80.5
Culture: 
Etruscan
Period: 
Hellenistic
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Collection of Edward Lucie-Smith, London; Mathias Komor Fine Arts-Antiquities, New York, acquired from the above; Ruth Elizabeth White, acquired from the above; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1988.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989).

Mimi Gardner Gates, “Director’s Report 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 118.

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.