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Figurine

Vessel Attachment

Object Number:48-2-149
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Animal
Height: 4.9 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:9 - Collector Number
L-2-63 - Old Loan Number

Description

Cista foot. Patina removed in 1966. Right wing is missing. Animal is composed of a lion's head on a bird's body with spread wings, and ends below the lion's paw. Face is indicated by large gashes, the wing feathers by grooves, and the breasts by punched dots. A small flat knob projects from the left side of the head.

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. 61, no. 214, pl. 23View 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. 157-158, no. 164View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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