Artist Etruscan
  • Greave
Date mid 6th/early 5th Century BC
Medium bronze
Dimensions 18 in.
45.7 cm
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Sarah Beacon Hill Fund
Accession Number 58.72.B
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
Not On View
New York, NY, Dr. Jacob Hirsch;
purchased from the Hirsch estate by the DIA with money from the Sarah Bacon Hill Fund.
Robinson, F.W., "Bronze Helmet and Greaves," Bulletin of the DIA, vol 37, no 3, 1957-58, pp 74-75 (ill).

DIA, "Exhibition of Ancient Italic and Etruscan Art," Jan 14 - Feb 23, 1958.

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. 42, pp. 80-1, ill. pl. 47.