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Object Number: 48-2-60
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (uncertain)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Eagle
Animal
Height: 3cm
Width: 1.2cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number113 - Collector Number
L-2-94 - Other Number

Description

Eagle on goat's head. Heavily incrusted dark green patina. Base of goat's head was set horizontally, with horns projecting behind. Head is flat on the bottom. eagle is perched on head, leaning slightly forward and crossing its wings over its tail.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

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. 57, no. 189, pl. 21View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 141-142, no. 146View Objects cited in this Publication

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