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Figurine

Object Number:48-2-213
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Samsoun
Date Made: 200-399 CE
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 399
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Phrygian Man
Mithraic Genius
Height: 4.6 cm
Width: 2.4 cm
Depth: 2.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:177 - Collector Number
L-2-36 - Old Loan Number

Description

Phrygian Man. Green patina is gritty. Complete figure except for left arm. man wears a clinging garment and phrygian cap and holds a patera in his outstretched right hand. Was sitting on a chair, the back of which is represented only by a rectangular block projecting from his back. Folds of his one-piece shirt and trousers are indicated by deep grooves.

Bibliography:

[Book] Warden, P. G. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 34, no. 79, pl. 7View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 100-101, no. 100; p. 327, fig. 75View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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