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Mask

Object Number:48-2-261
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Phrygia
Period: Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Human Face
Height: 2.8 cm
Width: 2.2 cm
Depth: 1.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:53 - Collector Number
L-2-171 - Old Loan Number

Description

Applique: human face. patina is dark green with a buff substance in the grooves. Details of the stylized human face are executed in deep gashes. Nose and eyes are triangular; the cheeks and chin are fat. Nose is damaged. Back of mask is hollow.

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: pp. 41-42, no. 108, pl. 11View 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. 199-200, no. 206; p. 364, fig. 147View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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