Bull's head. Green patina. Intact. Flat mask of bull's head, with a slit at bottom to indicate the mouth, and shallow engraved eyes. There is a ring at top of the head between horns. Projecting ends of a bar across the back at the level of the eyes, form the ears in the front. Hair and horns are grooved. Nostrils are punched dots.
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
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[Book] Warden, P. Gregory. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 25, no. 46, pl. 4
[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: pp. 68-69, no. 70; p. 316, fig. 52
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