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Figurine

Object Number:48-2-221
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (uncertain)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Mercury
Height: 5.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:102 - Collector Number
L-2-24 - Old Loan Number

Description

Statuette: Mercury. Brown patina. Figure is complete, but had been broken at both ankles and repaired. Hermes holds a purse in his right hand and a caduceus in his left. A shawl is thrown over his left shoulder. Wears two feathers in his hair. Eyes are punched circles; tiny slit for a mouth.

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. 33, no. 73, pl. 7View 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. 76-77, no. 76; p. 319, fig. 58View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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