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Object Number:
48-2-65
Current Location:
Rome Gallery
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Turkey (uncertain)
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Eagle
Animal
Description:
Eagle on a bull's head, on alter. Green patina. Object is very worn. No details. Bird perches on a horizontal bull's head resting on an altar. A series of circles on top molding of altar in a square containing an X and a circle to the right and left. Scalelike pattern on wings. Punched eyes.
Height:
4.8cm
Width:
1.8cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
51   -   Collector Number
L-2-82   -   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. 56, no. 186, 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. 148-149, no. 155
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