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Figurine

Protome

Object Number:
48-2-135
Current Location:
Rome Gallery
Culture:
Greek
Provenience:
Turkey (Country)
Date Made:
499-400 BC
Early Date:
-499
Late Date:
-400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Bull
Description:
Bull. Green patina. Left foreleg is broken off. Hollow protome of a bull is slightly concave at the back in order to fit against the curve of a vessel. Head turned slightly to left. Forelock rendered in relief.
Height:
4cm
Length:
3.8cm
Width:
1.3cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
15   -   Collector Number
L-2-67   -   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. 44, no. 124, pl. 13
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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. 14, no. 14; p. 296, fig. 13
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