"Resheph". Traces of green patina. Figure is intact except for the tip of the left horn. Horned figure has a bolt in his upraised right hand. His left arm is bent at the elbow, the hand is clenched. he had a large nose, laughing mouth, and bulging eyes. Sort of a crest lapping over the head between the horns. Legs are twisted sideways. Below waist, at the back, is a projecting spike, perhaps used for attaching the figure to a background. Stands on a tall rough base.
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948
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[Book] Warden, P. Gregory. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 67, no. A3, pl. 24
[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. 259-260, no. 260; p. 388, fig. 193
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