Apollo-Mercury. dark green patina. Restored legs from mid-calf to toes. Hole in the knuckles of right clenched fist, and the attribute he held in that hand is missing. Nude except for a chlamys thrown over both shoulders. Left foot stiffly forward. Right hand extends frontward, left arm supports a winged kerykeion. Two wings on head. Tail bound by two bands.
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
|31 || - || Field No SF|
|L-2-172 || - || Other Number|
[Catalogue] White, Donald and Ann Blair Brownlee, Irene Bald Romano, Jean MacIntosh Turfa. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 50
[Book] Warden, Gregory P. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 33
[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.
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