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Figurine

Object Number:48-2-241
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hittite
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Samsoun
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Tesup
Height: 5.4 cm
Width: 2.6 cm
Depth: 2.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:172 - Collector Number
L-2-31 - Old Loan Number

Description

"Tesup". Brown patina. Complete figure strides forward on his left foot; his right arm is raised and his left is bent at the elbow. Legs are twisted sideways at the hips. Wears a conical cap with a long rectangular projection at the back, falling below his shoulders. Cloak extends to hip level and is decorated with two diagonal ridges crossing from the left shoulder on the front. Features are roughly indicated by cuts. Curved ridge on left side may indicate a dagger.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Golden Age of King Midas (13 Feb 2016 - 27 Nov 2016) View Objects in Exhibition

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. 68, no. A4, pl. 24View 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. 262-263, no. 262; p. 389, fig. 196View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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