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Object Number:
48-2-69
Current Location:
Culture:
Islamic
Provenience:
Turkey (uncertain)
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Bird
Description:
Bird. Brown patina. Bird is complete except for the bottom, which is broken off and may once have been a ring for insertation and pinning into another object. Bird has a forked tail, heavily grooved wings, large round eyes, and no beak (maybe broken off or worn smooth).
Height:
1.8cm
Width:
0.7cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
39   -   Collector Number
L-2-77   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
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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. 58, no. 195, pl. 22
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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. 233-234, no. 239; p. 377, fig. 172
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