The Bronze Bust from the «Isis-Tomb» Reconsidered

Sybille Haynes

pp. 3-9, Tavv. 7

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Abstract

The bronze bust in the British Museum from the « Isis-tomb » in the Polledrara necropolis of Vulci has suffered more vicissitudes from the moment of its discovery than any of the other grave-goods found together with it. The chamber-tomb from which this material was «excavated» by Napoleoni brother, Lucien Bonaparte, Prince of Canino, was at once filled in again, and we do not know its exact location or the disposition of the objects within its three burial-chambers. […]

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