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Object Number:
48-2-73
Current Location:
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Turkey (uncertain)
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Bird
Description:
Bird. Traces of greenish patina were removed in 1966 along with bits of dirt still clinging in the surface crevices. The small dove-like bird, its beak broken off, perches on an unidentifiable object which has broken off below.
Height:
2.2cm
Width:
1.1cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
85   -   Collector Number
L-2-89   -   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: pp. 58-59, no. 198, pl. 22
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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: p. 109, no. 109; p. 334, fig. 89
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