University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 48-2-307
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 2nd century - 4th century
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 399
Length: 4.2cm
Width: 2.7cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number326 - Collector NumberL-2-257 - Other Number


Frog. Black patina with traces of green. Pin is missing. Frog was cast, and the edges were never trimmed so that it is completely surrounded by a rough edge. On its back are ridges forming a ladder in which to set enamel or paste decorations. Frog's toes are marked by grooves.


[Book] Warden, P. Gregory. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 59-60, no. 204View 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. 205-206, no. 213; p. 366, fig. 151View Objects cited in this Publication

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