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Object Number:
48-2-309
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Italic
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Volterra
Date Made:
500 BCE to 400 BCE
Early Date:
-500
Late Date:
-400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Technique:
Cast
Iconography:
Plants
Description:
Spectacle-shaped attachment. Green patina. Object is complete. Cast attachment would have been fastened to the outer side of a vessel's lip by means of a hook formed by bending its lower edge backward. The relieved decoration is composed of bands running around the two holes. Round projection sits above each hole toward the side of the attachent, and a pointed leaf sits on top of the center.
Length:
4.7cm
Width:
4cm
Depth:
1cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
270   -   Collector Number
L-2-247   -   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. 23, no. 40
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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. 151-152, no. 158; p. 342, fig. 104
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