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Protome

Object Number:
48-2-145
Current Location:
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Turkey (Country)
Date Made:
200-299 AD
Early Date:
200
Late Date:
299
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Lion
Description:
Lion. Greenish patina removed in 1966. Color of metal is now yellow with a silvery artificial dusting. Body is broken off just behind forelegs; and ends of legs were also broken off. There is a hole in the bottom for a modern nail. The lion is couchant or crouching with its front paws extended. hair of the mane is in coarse relief.
Height:
4.1cm
Length:
4.2cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
14   -   Collector Number
L-2-66   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Warden, P. Gregory. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 48, no. 146, pl. 16
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[Catalogue] Moore, Charlotte B. 1969. Description and analysis of the bronze and lead objects in the Herman V. Hilprecht Collection, the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 180-181, no. 185; p. 355, fig. 128
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