University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 48-2-136
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:South Italian
Provenience: Tunisia
Manufacture Location: South Italy
Date Made: 550-450 BC
Early Date: -550
Late Date: -450
Height: 3.3cm
Width: 2.4cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number322 - Collector NumberL-2-234 - Other Number


Horse or hippocamp. Green patina. Front legs broken off, and the protome is broken just behind the shoulder. Protome is flat at the back where it was once attached to a vessel. Details of mane, collar and ribs are incised.


[Book] Warden, P. Gregory. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 47, no. 144, pl. 16qView Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 46-47, no. 48; p. 309, fig. 39View Objects cited in this Publication

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