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Object Number: 48-2-64
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (uncertain)
Date Made: 100-299 AD
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 299
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Eagle
Animal
Height: 3.4cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number214 - Collector Number
L-2-130 - Other Number

Description

Eagle on a bull's head. Traces of green patina. Lime deposits in the grooves. Horizontal bull's head is flat on the bottom. On it sits an eagle with its wings crossed over its tail. Modeling is heavy and bulky. Feathers of wings tips, breast, neck and tail are engraved.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

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. 56, no. 185, pl. 21View 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: p. 148, no. 154; p. 341, fig. 102View Objects cited in this Publication

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