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Earring

Hair Ring

Object Number:48-2-175
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Greek
Provenience: Asia Minor
Date Made: 450-350 BCE
Early Date: -450
Late Date: -350
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Length: 2.1 cm
Width: 1.2 cm
Thickness: 0.4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:244 - Collector Number
L-2-297 - Old Loan Number

Description

Dark brown patina. Object is intact. Thick bronze wire was looped around to form a spiral; both ends are decorated with conventional knobbed milled and molded decoration.

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: pp. 16-17, no. 13View 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. 27-28, no. 29; p. 301, fig. 22View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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