Artist Etruscan
  • Lid for Ash Urn
Date late 3rd/early 2nd Century BC
Medium Alabaster
Dimensions Overall: 18 11/16 × 28 1/8 × 13 3/16 inches (47.5 × 71.5 × 33.5 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 23.139.B
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S2AA, Level 2 (see map)
Vienna, A. Satori (dealer)
from whom purchased by the DIA in 1923.
De Grummond, E. "83. Cinerary Urn with Winged Deities." in The Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii: Ancient Rituals, Modern Muse, ed. by Elaine K. Gazda. Ann Arbor, 2000, pp. 217–218.

De Puma, R.D., Art in Roman Life: Villa to Grave, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, 2009, pp. 141–142, no. 194.

Caccioli, D. A. The Villanovan, Etruscan and Hellenistic Collections in the Detroit Institute of Arts, Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 14. Leiden /Boston, 2009, pp. 9, 13–15, no. 1 pl. 1–3 (ill.).