University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:48-2-257
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Date Made: 100-199 AD
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 199
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Female Head
Height: 3.3 cm
Width: 2.3 cm
Outside Diameter:3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:35 - Collector Number
L-2-52 - Old Loan Number

Description

Applique: Woman's face. Dark green patina. Object is complete. Face, protruding from a heavy curved molding around the back of the head, has a pointed chin. Hair is low on the forehead and drawn slightly back at the ear. There are suggestions of a veil between the back of the head and the molding.


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. 41, no. 107, pl. 11View 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. 195-196, no. 202; p. 362, fig. 143View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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