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Protome

Object Number:
48-2-146
Current Location:
Rome Gallery
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Turkey (Country)
Samsoun
Date Made:
100-199 AD
Early Date:
100
Late Date:
199
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Lion
Description:
Lion. Brownish patina with lime incrustations. Right front paw is broeken off. Hollow cast forepart of lion is smooth at the back edge where it would have been attached to a piece of furniture. Its head is turned slightly to the right, and its mouth is open. Modeling of face, the preserved paw, and the mane is in high relief.
Height:
3.3cm
Length:
2.5cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
181   -   Collector Number
L-2-111   -   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. 48, no. 145, pl. 16
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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. 179-180, no. 184; p. 354, fig. 127
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