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Figurine

Object Number:
48-2-160
Current Location:
Rome Gallery
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Turkey (Country)
Gultepe Bei Kayseriye
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Eagle
Animal
Description:
Figurine of an eagle combined with an animal. Black patina. Object is intact. Eagle sits with folded wings on top of an almost vertical bull's head. A suspension ring is set in the middle of eagle's back. The eyes of both animals are punched circles. Details of hair and feathers are engraved.
Height:
3.8cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
54   -   Collector Number
L-2-157   -   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. 56, no. 187, 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. 147-148, no. 153; p. 340, fig. 101
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