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Praenestine ivory plaques with relief decoration of warriors

Praenestine ivory plaques with relief decoration of warriors

Probably from the decoration of a wooden box
From Palestrina (ancient Praeneste - on Pleiades), probably Colombella necropolis
First half 4th c. BCE (Classical period, Roman Early-Middle Republic)

Villa Poniatowski - Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia, Rome, Italy
Formerly Barberini collection

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Photo taken on 18 June 2016 (© diffendale / Flickr)

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