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Figurine

Rattle

Object Number:
51-46-186
Current Location:
Rome Gallery
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Italy
Campania
Pompeii
Period:
Roman Period
Date Made:
1st century AD
Early Date:
-99
Late Date:
79
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Terracotta
Iconography:
Boy
Pig
Description:
Unglazed pottery toy rattle; child astride an animal. Decadence." (PMA/GMB 1955) Terracotta: Boy on pig. Pig standing frontal; nude boy astride, one hand forward between ears of pig, the other back on pig's hindquarters. Rectangular plinth hollow beneath. Vent hole in pig's rear end. A peppet within. Inscribed "Toy rattle Pompeii" (GRE 1979)
Credit Line:
Gift of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Other Number:
82-83   -   Philadelphia Museum of Art Number
L-238-186   -   Old Loan Number
I984   -   Seder Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
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