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Object Number:
48-2-62
Current Location:
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Turkey (Country)
Kaiseriye
Date Made:
2nd century - 3rd century
Early Date:
100
Late Date:
299
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Eagle
Description:
Eagle on stag. Patina removed in 1966. Deer reclines with its feet tucked under it. Head turned slightly to right. Bird perched on its back faces in same direction. Fine engraving marks the details of the hair and feathers. Eyes are punched dots.
Height:
3.8cm
Length:
2.3cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
335   -   Collector Number
L-2-167   -   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. 58, no. 192, 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. 145-146, no. 151; p. 340, fig. 100
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