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Protome

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Object Number:
48-2-136
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
South Italian
Provenience:
Tunisia
Carthage
Manufacture Location:
South Italy
Date Made:
550-450 BC
Early Date:
-550
Late Date:
-450
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Horse
Description:
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.
Height:
3.3cm
Width:
2.4cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
322   -   Collector Number
L-2-234   -   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: p. 47, no. 144, pl. 16q
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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: pp. 46-47, no. 48; p. 309, fig. 39
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