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Ny Carlsberg Returns Objects to Italy

Tomb XI from Colle del Forno. Photo: Ana Cecilia Gonzalez
Back in 2008 I wrote about the Italian claims against the Ny Carlsberg in Copenhagen that had started in 2002. Earlier this month an announcement was made that Denmark would be returning objects to Italy.

A list of the material, some 501 objects, has now been released:

  • 150 objects from the tomb XI ( Colle del Forno necropolis in Sabina ) with an Etruscan wagon , inv . no. HIN 527-550 , HIN 552-668, HIN 670-672 and HIN 675 
  • 110 Etruscan architectural fragments from Cerveteri and Veii, inv . no. HIN 696-800 and HIN 802-806 
  • 98 architectural fragments and antefixes from Veii , inv . no. HIN 822-919 
  • 59 individual antique objects , inv. no. IN 3500 and IN 3502-3559 
  • 17 architectural fragments, inv . no. IN 3426-3442 
  • 19 Etruscan artifacts from Vulci and Cerveteri, inv . no. HIN 676-693 and HIN 695
  • 34 individual antique objects, inv IN 3415, IN 3417-3419, IN 3423-3424, IN 3444-3445, IN 3447, 3498-3499 , IN 3570-3576, IN 3606-3607, IN 3622-3623, IN 3625, HIN 522-526 , HIN 669, HIN 673-674, HIN 821 and HIN 920-921 
  • 14 Etruscan artifacts from Vulci and Cerveteri, inv. no. HIN 807-820 

The objects from Tomb XI from the Colle del Forno were acquired in 1970 and 1971.

I am grateful to Jakob Fibiger Andreasen for images and details, and to Lynda Albertson for other information.

For the sequence of numbers:
  • HIN 522-526
  • HIN 527-550 , HIN 552-668, 
  • HIN 669
  • HIN 670-672 
  • HIN 673-674
  • HIN 675 
  • HIN 676-693 and HIN 695
  • HIN 696-800
  • HIN 802-806 
  • HIN 807-820
  • HIN 821
  • HIN 822-919 
  • HIN 920-921
  • IN 3415, IN 3417-3419, IN 3423-3424
  • IN 3426-3442 
  • IN 3444-3445, IN 3447, 3498-3499
  • IN 3500 
  • IN 3502-3559 
  • IN 3570-3576, IN 3606-3607, IN 3622-3623, IN 3625


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