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Figurine

Object Number:
48-2-239
Current Location:
Culture:
Mesopotamian (uncertain)
Provenience:
Northern Mesopotamia
Mardin
Locus:
ruins at the plain at the foot of the Mountain of Mardin
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Goat
Description:
Goat. Black patina with traces of green and brown. Object is complete. The goat stands with its feet drown into a small round ring base. There is a hole through the goat's body which corresponds to a hole in the base. Horns are long and curved. Erect tail bends back at the tip. Eyes are large and bulbous. Engraved lines delineate the ribs, shoulders, and haunches.
Height:
4.5cm
Length:
3.9cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
3   -   Collector Number
L-2-178   -   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. 52, no. 164
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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. 278-279, no. 275; p. 397, fig. 211
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