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Object Number: 48-2-239
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Mesopotamian (uncertain)
Provenience: Northern Mesopotamia
Locus: ruins at the plain at the foot of the Mountain of Mardin
Height: 4.5cm
Length: 3.9cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number3 - Collector Number
L-2-178 - Other Number


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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition


[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. 164View 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: pp. 278-279, no. 275; p. 397, fig. 211View Objects cited in this Publication

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