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Object Number: 48-2-73
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Turkey (uncertain)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Bird
Height: 2.2cm
Width: 1.1cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number85 - Collector Number
L-2-89 - Other Number

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

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. 22View 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: p. 109, no. 109; p. 334, fig. 89View Objects cited in this Publication

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