Head: Helios. Dark green patina with traces of red. Hollow cast head is broken off at neck. Filled with plaster for mounting. End of nose is damaged. Face is turned slightly to its right. heavily grooved hair forms a crown around the head. Ray-like locks go down back of head. Full and fleshy face. Eyes stare upward.
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
[Catalogue] White, Donald and Ann Blair Brownlee, Irene Bald Romano, Jean MacIntosh Turfa. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 51
[Book] Warden, Gregory P. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 30
[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.
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