Pectoral
Gold sheet.
675—650 BCE.
Inv. No. 20553.Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Etruscan MuseumPhoto by Sergey Sosnovskiy

Pectoral.

Gold sheet.
675—650 BCE.
Inv. No. 20553.

Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Etruscan Museum
(Roma, Musei Vaticani, Museo gregoriano etrusco)

Cerveteri, Tomb of Regolini-Galassi.
Origin:
From the Regolini-Galassi tomb, main burial chamber.
Description:

Pettorale in lamina d’oro

L’iconografia comprende temi di diversa origine: vicino oriente e area siro-fenicia (donna alata con o senza fiore di loto, Signore degli animali, grifo, palmetta fenicia), Grecia (chimera, pegaso).

Pectoral in beaten gold

The iconography includes themes of differing origin: Near Eastern and Syro-Phoenician area (winged woman with or without lotus flower, Lord of the animals, griffin, Phoenician palmette), Greece (chimera, pegasus).

Credits:
(сс) 2016. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
2006. Text: museum label.
2016. Text: museum label.
Keywords: toreutics toreutica cesellatura toreutik treibarbeit toreutique ετρουρία ετρουσκική etruria etruscan etrusco etruskisch etruskische etruskischer etruskischen étrusque κόσμημα adornments abbellimento verzierungen bijou gold golden d’oro goldene goldener d’or d’ors χρυσός χρυσή χρυσό χρυσαφένιος χρυσαφένια χρυσαφένιο palmette palmetta from da cerveteri caere regolini-galassi tomb tomba tombe lotus goldfoil beaten leaf sheet foglia oro lamina blattgold goldschaum feuille master of animals lord signore degli animali herr der tiere winged woman with flower phoenician inv no 20553