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Object Number:
48-2-72
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Italy
Date Made:
300-399 AD
Early Date:
300
Late Date:
399
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Dove
Description:
Bronze finial: dove. Dark brown patina with traces of red and green. Dove stands with its head thrown back and its bill open. Legs are shown as a single triangular pedestal. The bird's wings are stippled. Eyes are formed by a dot surrounded by a groove. It wears a molded collar decorated with vertical grooves and a kind of pendant hanging down on the front.
Height:
4cm
Width:
1.7cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
266   -   Collector Number
L-2-274   -   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. 58, no. 197, 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. 229-230, no. 234; p. 374, fig. 167
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