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Figurine

Object Number:
48-2-60
Current Location:
Rome Gallery
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Turkey (uncertain)
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Eagle
Animal
Description:
Eagle on goat's head. Heavily incrusted dark green patina. Base of goat's head was set horizontally, with horns projecting behind. Head is flat on the bottom. eagle is perched on head, leaning slightly forward and crossing its wings over its tail.
Height:
3cm
Width:
1.2cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
113   -   Collector Number
L-2-94   -   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. 57, no. 189, pl. 21
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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. 141-142, no. 146
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