Terracotta cinerary urn with the figure of a woman on the lid, and the chest in the form of a bed. The dead woman is shown laid out under a coverlet on an elaborate bed, wearing her jewellery and her long hair carefully arranged. The bed has moulded legs and friezes of animals down either side.

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Thing

Exhibition
Highlights/COMPASS
Made Of
terracotta
Type of Thing
cinerary urn

Place

Found In
Caere
In Gallery
G71/23
Made In
Italy

Time

Acquired In
1879
Made
510BC-490BC
Period/Culture
Etruscan

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