Vessel Attachment


From: Turkey (Country) | Samsoun

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 48-2-150
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Turkey (Country) | Samsoun
Section Mediterranean
Materials Bronze
Iconography Winged Man

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.

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

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