University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:48-2-291
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Konya
Locus: ruins of Iconium, several feet beneath the surface of a garden
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 0-199 AD
Early Date: 0
Late Date: 199
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Lion
Length: 22 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:87 - Collector Number
L-2-193 - Old Loan Number

Description

Forepart of lion emerging from a hollow tube whose lower termination is in the form of a calyx. Part of left foot missing. Traces of gilding in jaws and in a few places in mane. Upper end of tube raggedly broken. Patina is grey green. Heavy incrustations of limy substance, inside of tube.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1955 - 31 Dec 1955) View Objects in Exhibition
The Classical World: Rome ( Apr 1958 - 1975) View Objects in Exhibition

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. 48, no. 147View 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. 172-175, no. 178; p. 351, fig. 122View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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