University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 50-1-37
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Greek (uncertain)
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Serpent Head
Height: 2cm
Length: 4.1cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. R. Hare Davis, 1950

Description

The head intact, with green patina; the back partly finished, partly broken off wheresome attachment (not a neck) once was. The serpent's head was thus an ornament, possibly the end of a handle, on some bronze vessel. Mouth open; lower jaw unfinished underneath. Grooved eyes; raised wavy lines on top and sides of head.


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