Open-work moulding, likely part of a framed relief frieze - ROM2010_11485_25

ROM2010_11485_25

Open-work moulding, likely part of a framed relief frieze

Medium:Earthenware (terracotta)
Geography: Etruria, Italy
Date: 500-450 BC
Period: Etruscan
Dimensions:
30 x 49 x 4.5 cm
Object number: 924.10.16
Not on view
DescriptionThe openwork moulding consists of two principal motifs, the meander and the gorgoneion, both very common in Greek art. Their appearance in Etruria is due to strong Greek influences.
Collection:
Roman World
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