Chariot [Etruscan; From Monteleone, Italy] (03.23.1) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Etruscan, Bronze chariot inlaid with ivory, quarter of the century B. The Monteleone chariot is the best preserved example of its kind from ancient Italy before the Roman period.

Bronze chariot inlaid with ivory Etruscan 2nd quarter of 6th century BCE Found near Monteleone di Spoleto in 1902 with scenes of Achilles (6) | photo credit: Mary Harrsch

Bronze chariot inlaid with ivory Etruscan quarter of century BCE Found near Monteleone di Spoleto in 1902 with scenes of Achilles Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York. and what looks like a Gorgon head.

Etruscan bronze chariot inlaid with ivory, 2nd quarter of 6th century BCE. Found near Monteleone di Spoleto in 1902 with scenes of Achilles (1). Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York.

Bronze chariot inlaid with ivory Etruscan quarter of century BCE Found near Monteleone di Spoleto in 1902 with scenes of Achilles Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York.

Bronze chariot inlaid with ivory 2nd-6th csent.BC Etruscan  Scenes from the life of the Greek hero Achilles

Bronze chariot inlaid with ivory century BC, Etruscan Scenes from the life of the Greek hero Achilles

A PAIR OF ETRUSCAN GOLD DISKS   CIRCA LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.   Each formed of domed sheet, encircled by granules, elaborately adorned in concentric rings, with clusters of granulation, filigree spirals centered by granules, clusters of granulation around larger granules, centered by a piriform knob embellished with granulation; mounted as earrings with modern gold backs and posts

Pair of Etruscan gold disks circa century B. wher we can see the fine granulation technique invented by the Etruscan.

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Etruscan Menrva Goddess Bronze, century BCE The Campanian type armor is covered by a round aegis on which is applied in relief a small protome depicting a youthful male head. Accidentally discovered in 1541 and purchased by Cosimo I de ‘Medici.

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