University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:48-2-141
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Iron
Iconography:Dolphin
Length: 6.7 cm
Thickness: 1.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:1 - Collector Number
L-2-216 - Old Loan Number

Description

Statuette handle: dolphin. Brown patina. Dolphin's mouth is open, with the lower lip flaring down in order to fit the rim of a deep bowl-like vessel. Tip fin is sharply pointed and appears to have been set into a groove cut in the top of the head. It could be a repair.


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. 59, no. 203, pl. 22View 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. 154-155, no. 161; p. 343, fig. 106View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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