Statuette of a seated etruscan dignitary

Statuetta di antenato seduto
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Type: 
Sculpture
Year: 
Second half of the 7th century BC
Material and technique: 
Terracotta
Origin: 
From Cerveteri, Tomb of the Five Seats (1865)
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Collection: 

The hall

Museo del Palazzo dei Conservatori - Sale Castellani

The Sale Castellani contain an appreciable series of materials, which represent the point of arrival of the formation of the historic collections of the Museum in the second half of the XIX century. 
The Collezione Castellani, donated by the famous goldsmith and collector Augusto Castellani, is constituted of items that come from the most important archaeological sites in Etruria, Latium, and southern Italy, which cover a period that goes from the VIII to the IV century BC. 

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