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Handle

Object Number:48-2-278
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Length: 8.1 cm
Width: 4.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:29 - Collector Number
L-2-153 - Old Loan Number

Description

Black patina with traces of greena dn incrust. Curved handle doubles back slightly near bottom and ends in a flat leaf-like tab. Top is an animal's head with open mouth. Just behind head there is a second, smaller one, pointing forward and looking upward slightly to the right. Little head is mounted on a flat oval base.

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. 70, no. A25, pl. 26View 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: p. 221, no. 226View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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