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Object Number:
48-2-155
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Date Made:
599-500 BC
Early Date:
-599
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Bull Head
Description:
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.
Height:
5.8cm
Width:
4.65cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
278   -   Collector Number
L-2-277   -   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. 25, no. 46, pl. 4
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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. 68-69, no. 70; p. 316, fig. 52
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