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Figurine

Object Number:48-2-222
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (uncertain)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Mercury
Height: 6.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:101 - Collector Number
L-2-23 - Old Loan Number

Description

Statuette: Mercury. Spotty green patina cleaned to metal in 1966. Object complete. Stands on disc set above a cylindrical pedestal with a flared bottom cast hollow and filled with a lime deposit. Holds a purse in his lower right hand and his kerykeion in the left. Shawl thrown over left shoulder. Wears a hat with two feathers. Grooved details.

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. 33, no. 74, pl. 7View 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: p. 78, no. 78View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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