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Figurine

Votive

Object Number:
48-2-118
Current Location:
Culture:
Italic
Provenience:
Italy
Date Made:
799-600 BC
Early Date:
-799
Late Date:
-600
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Animal
Bull?
Description:
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.
Height:
2.75cm
Length:
7.2cm
Width:
1cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
277   -   Collector Number
L-2-276   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 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.265
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[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. 4
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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. 41-42, no. 42; p. 306, fig. 33
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