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Figurine

Object Number:48-2-131
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Islamic
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Cappadocia
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Animal
Height: 4.2 cm
Width: 4.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:83 - Collector Number
L-2-165 - Old Loan Number

Description

Traces of greenish patina and the earth in the crevices were removed in 1966. Figure is complete. Parts of this canine-type animal's body are sharply segmented one from the other. It is seated with a long bushy tail curving out behind. Mouth is open. There is a kind of scalloped ruff around his shoulders. Its coffee bean eyes are executed in a series of harsh gashes.

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. 72, no. A37, pl. 27View 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. 231-232, no. 237; p. 376, fig. 170View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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