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.
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
|14 || - || Field No SF|
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Current & Past Exhibitions:
Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
[Book] Warden, Gregory P. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 48
[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.
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