University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:48-2-323
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Lead
Height: 4.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number9 - Collector Number
L-2-285 - Old Loan Number

Description

Amphora. Mouth of the amphora is damaged and one handle broken. It is very worn. The two-handles amphora has a pointed nottom. Each side of it is decorated with a head of Medusa and a Greek inscription: (see card). The inscription is a ridge where the two halves of the mold joined.


Bibliography:

[Book] Warden, P. G. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 65, no. 234View 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. 184-185, no. 189; p. 357, fig. 132View Objects related to this Actual Citation

You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

© Penn Museum 2018 Sitemap | Contact | Copyright | Disclaimer | Privacy |