Artist Etruscan
Title
  • Cinerary Urn with Figure
  • Urn
Date between late 3rd and early 2nd century BCE
Medium Alabaster
Dimensions Overall: 10 1/2 × 8 × 13 5/8 inches (26.7 × 20.3 × 34.6 cm)
Overall (urn): 10 3/4 × 8 3/8 × 13 3/8 inches (27.3 × 21.2 × 34 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Lydia Winston Malbin
Accession Number 74.69.A
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
Not On View
Inscriptions The name of the deceased female is inscribed in Etruscan on the edge of the lid: LARTHI PETRUI CAPIESA.
Detroit, Albert Kahn;
New York, Lydia Kahn Winston Malbin (his daughter);
who gave it to the DIA in 1974.
DIA BULLETIN, vol 54, no 2, 1975, p 90, (ill).

"La Chronique des Arts: Acquisitions des Musées," 1975, p. 28, no. 105.

De Puma, R.D., Art in Roman Life: Villa to Grave, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, 2009, pp. 141-2, no. 195.

Caccioli, D. A., The Villanovan, Etruscan and Hellenistic Collections in the Detroit Institute of Arts, Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 14, Leiden / Boston: Brill, 2009, cat. no. 3, pp. 9, 18-20, ill. pl. 5-6.