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Object Number:
48-2-200G
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Turkey (Country)
Samsoun
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Description:
Object cleaned in 1966, a gold cuprous exide remained with a green in patina beneath it. Flattned hollow ball is in two halves once joined by a strip of metal which has left its traces along the joint. Semicircular notch was cut in each half's edge to form a hole by which to suspend the ball. Each half is decorated.
Height:
3.8cm
Outside Diamater:
8.2cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
8   -   Collector Number
L-2-306   -   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. 71, no. A32
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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. 223-224, no. 229a; p. 372, fg. 162
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