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Object Number:
48-2-317
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Macedonian
Greek
Provenience:
Turkey (Country)
Constantinople
Date Made:
450 BC
Early Date:
-500
Late Date:
-450
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Lead
Technique:
Inscribed
Iconography:
Greek Inscription
Hipponikos
Description:
Complete; amygdaloid, the seam showing where the upper and lower halves were joined. Inscribe, the letters cast with the bullet and in relief: on the upper surface (inscription) and on the lower (inscription) Hipponikos was one of the commanders of Philip II of Macedon in the fourth century.
Length:
3.2cm
Width:
1.8cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
3   -   Collector Number
L-2-263   -   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. 17, no. 16
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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: p. 23, no. 24
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