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Object Number: 48-2-145
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Date Made: 200-299 AD
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 299
Height: 4.1cm
Length: 4.2cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number14 - Collector NumberL-2-66 - Other Number


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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition


[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. 16View Objects cited in this Publication
[Thesis] 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. 128View Objects cited in this Publication

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