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Object Number: MS3581
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Campania
Pompeii (uncertain)
Herculaneum (uncertain)
Manufacture Location: Naples
Maker: J. Chiurazzi and Fils
Date Made: 1903
Early Date: 1903
Late Date: 1903
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Technique:Cast
Iconography:Bes
Dogs
Height: 0.35cm
Length: 28cm
Width: 5.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry); subscription of John Wanamaker, 1904
Other Number24141 - Field Museum Number
ED265 - Museum Education Number
ED1055 - Museum Education Number

Description

From Tarbell & Dorsey 1909: The handle consists of a figure of the god Bes on a pedestal, surmounted by a double-faced head. Within the opening of the instrument is a small dog(?) and upon the top another small animal (dog?)


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Chiurazzi, Salavatore. 1929. Chiurazzi. Riproduzioni di Opere Classiche in Bronzo e Marmo. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 273 no. 614View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Tarbell, Frank B. & Dorsey, George A. 1909. Catalogue of Bronzes Etc., in Field Museum of Natural History: Reproduced from Originals in the National Museum of Naples. Vol.: Publication 130. Anthropological Series. VII, No. 3. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 141, no. 265View Objects cited in this Publication

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