University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 48-2-292
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Height: 6.8cm
Length: 8.4cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number156 - Collector Number
L-2-215 - Old Loan Number

Description

Negro head. Dark brown patina. Hole in bottom for nail. Crack in forehead, and a hole in the back of the head, and the nozzle is damaged. Negro head is long with rough wooly hair. Plain nozzle extends from the open mouth. Cheek-bones are high; eyes slightly narrowed. Suspension ring sits on the top.


Bibliography:

[Book] Warden, P. Gregory. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 62, no. 218, pl. 23View 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. 161-162, no. 168; p. 346, fig. 112View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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