Female votive figure - ROM2010_11485_54

ROM2010_11485_54

Female votive figure

Medium:Part cast and hammered bronze
Geography: Found in Perugia, Umbria, Italy
Date: about 400-300 BC
Period: Etruscan
Dimensions:
6.9 x 2.5 x 0.85 cm, 17.5 g
Object number: 920X57.75
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome - Bratty Exhibit of Etruria
Description

The Etruscans dedicated many thousands of votive offerings in their temples and sanctuaries as a way of thanking or seeking help from particular patron deities. The supplicants in southern Umbria created votive offerings in the form of stylized bronze statuettes of men and women.

Collection:
Greek World
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