University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 48-2-155
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 599-500 BC
Early Date: -599
Late Date: -500
Iconography:Bull Head
Height: 5.8cm
Width: 4.65cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number278 - Collector Number
L-2-277 - Other Number


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.


[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. 4View 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: pp. 68-69, no. 70; p. 316, fig. 52View Objects cited in this Publication

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