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Object Number: 48-2-87
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Bull
Height: 3.4cm
Width: 0.8cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number258 - Collector Number
L-2-149 - Other Number

Description

Bull. Brown patina. Bull stands facing forward. Front legs are cast in one piece; hind legs are cast together with the tail. Hump is small while the dewlap is fairly large. Grooves indicate the hair on the end of the tail, wrinkles on dewlap, and eyes.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

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. 43, no. 113, pl. 12View 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: p. 136, no. 142; p. 334, fig. 88View Objects cited in this Publication

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