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Statue

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Object Number:
48-2-211
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Turkey (uncertain)
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Aphrodite Anadyomene
Description:
Statue of Venus Anadyomene. Dark green patina. Very rough surface. Nude Aphrodite wrings hair with both hands. Right hand is shorter than left. Head flat on top. Knees are bent together and feet apart. Facial features and hair lying in curls on shoulders are incised. Punched dots indicate nipples and navel.
Height:
6.1cm
Width:
2.6cm
Depth:
1.2cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
97   -   Collector Number
L-2-177   -   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: pp. 36-37, no. 88, pl. 9
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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: p. 91, no. 90
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