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Object Number:
48-2-210
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Turkey (Country)
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Aphrodite
Description:
Statuette: Aphrodite Anadyomene. Dark green to brown patina with white line incrustations. Left arm is broken. Nude Aphrodite wrings water from her hair with right hand. Left arm appears to have been lowered. her left leg is bent. Waist is very high and thin, legs are too short in proportion to the rest of body. Incised hair, parted in the middle at the back, hangs in curls on her shoulder blades. Wears diadem. Punched dots indicate nipples and navel.
Height:
6.7cm
Width:
2.1cm
Depth:
1cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
41   -   Collector Number
L-2-17   -   Other Number

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. 36, no. 87, pl. 9
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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. 92-93, no. 92
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