University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS3784C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Campania
Pompeii (uncertain)
Herculaneum (uncertain)
Manufacture Location: Naples
Maker: J. Chiurazzi and Fils
Date Made: 1903
Early Date: 1903
Late Date: 1903
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Technique:Cast
Iconography:Lunar Crescent (detail)
Height: 4.6 cm
Length: 10 cm
Width: 4.6 cm
Depth: 2 cm
Outside Diameter:2 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry); subscription of John Wanamaker, 1902
Other Number:72226 - Naples Museum Number
24219 - Field Museum Number

Description

Hangs from MS3784A (candelabrum) base inlaid with silver. Original found at Pompeii.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

J. Chiurazzi & Fils - Naples, Italy - Bronze Foundry - Reproductions of the Bronzes found at Pompeii and Herculaneum and at present in the National Museum of Naples (30 Apr 1904 - 01 Dec 1904) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Claridge, Amanda, and Ward-Perkins, John B. 1978. Pompeii A.D. 79 :Treasures from the National Archaeological Museum, Naples, with contributions from the Pompeii Antiquarium and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.. Boston. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. pg. 221 Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 132View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Book] Monaco, Domenico. 1910. A Complete Handbook of the National Museum of Naples.. Naples. ed. 15th. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 90View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Dorsey, George A., and Tarbell, Frank B. Jun 1909. Catalogue of Bronzes Etc., in Field Museum of Natural History: Reproduced from Originals in the National Museum of Naples. Vol.: Publication 130. Anthropological Series. VII, No. 3.. Chicago. The Field Museum of Natural History. pg. 93- Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 112, no. 73View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] S. Chiurazzi & Fils. 1904. "S. Chiurazzi & Fils Naples Italy Bronze Foundry. Reproductions of the Bronzes Found at Pompei and Herculaneaum and at Present in the National Museum in Naples. The Collection of Bronzes Made Upon the Order of John Wanamaker of Philadelphia for the". Archaeology Museum of the University of Pennsylvania.. S. Chiurazzi & Fils Naples, Italy for St. Louis Exposition. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 273View Objects related to this

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