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Razor

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Object Number:48-2-316
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italic
Villanovan
Provenience: Italy
Orvieto
Date Made: 850 BCE to 700 BCE
Early Date: -850
Late Date: -700
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Length: 13.8 cm
Width: 8.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:137 - Collector Number
L-2-299 - Old Loan Number

Description

Lunate razor; oval razor of unusual shape. Dark green patina. Object is complete. One side of razor has three scalloped depressions. An irregularly oval ring is soldered to one end. The long curving side of the razor has been filed down to a sharp edge which has been chipped.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000) 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. 26, no. 52View 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. 53, no. 52a; p. 313, fig. 46View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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