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Figurine

Vessel Attachment

Object Number:48-2-150
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Samsoun
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Winged Man
Height: 7.9 cm
Width: 7.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:170 - Collector Number
L-2-46 - Old Loan Number

Description

Cista foot: winged man. Green patina was removed in 1966. Hole in the bottom for the insertion of a nail was stuffed with rope to secure a screw. Balding man has a beard and moustache. His bare torso grows from a calyx supported on a lion's paw and concave raised raised disc base. Wings, decorated with incised feathers, sprout from the shoulders. Between them, on back, was a projecting boss to support a vesse.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

What in the World (02 Nov 1980 - 12 Dec 1980) 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. 62, no. 215, 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. 159-160, no. 166; p. 345, fig. 110View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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