University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Length: 3.2cm
Width: 1.8cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number3 - Collector Number
L-2-263 - Other Number

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.


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. 16View 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. 23, no. 24View Objects cited in this Publication

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