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Object Number: 48-2-118
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 799-600 BC
Early Date: -799
Late Date: -600
Height: 2.75cm
Length: 7.2cm
Width: 1cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number277 - Collector Number
L-2-276 - Other Number


Votive Figurine (running quadruped). Bull. Green patina. All four legs are broken off, three are filed down. Primitive animal has long thin body and long tail extended stiffly behind. Left leg forward. Face is long; eyes are punched circles. Bull's ears protrude from either side of head and are joined by a continuous ridge along the top.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.242, no.265View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Warden, P. Gregory. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 22, no. 32, pl. 4View 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. 41-42, no. 42; p. 306, fig. 33View Objects cited in this Publication

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