University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:48-2-313
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Volterra
Date Made: 130-150 AD
Early Date: 130
Late Date: 150
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Length: 10.5 cm
Width: 9.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:271 - Collector Number
L-2-248 - Old Loan Number

Description

Patina is thick and green in color. Sides of top are broken. Tongue-shaped plaque is surrounded by a curved band and topped by an imitation hinge applied above the lion's head. The head, also applied, is hollow. Mouth of lion open and pierced through.


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. 66, no. 237View 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. 201-202, no. 208; p. 365, fig. 149View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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