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: 4.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:9 - 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.View 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.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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