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Figurine

Protome

Object Number:48-2-156
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cappadocian
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Cappadocia
Samsoun
Date Made: 799-600 BCE
Early Date: -799
Late Date: -600
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Bull
Length: 5.2 cm
Thickness: 2.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:190 - Collector Number
L-2-158 - Old Loan Number

Description

Bull. Dark brown patina. Object is intact except for one ear. Protome is in the form of the front half of a long-horned bull without forelegs. Back end of the hollow body is rectangular in shape. Small irregular hole on the chest in front. Underneath the chest is an oblong suspension ring. Bull waers a collar around its neck. Eyes are engraved circles, and mouth is a slit. No other details.

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. 69, no. A11, pl. 25View 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. 263-264, no. 263; p. 390, fig. 197View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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