Etruscan cinerary urn.

Alabaster. 2ndó1st century BCE.

Verona, Museum-Lapidarium of Maffei
(Museo lapidario maffeiano)

Origin:
from Volterra.
Description:
Etruscan cinerary urn: on the cover the deceased, recumbent, has two flowers in his veiled head. On the box is the abduction of Helen by Trojan prince Paris.
Credits:
© 2011. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.

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