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Object Number:48-2-268
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 300-399 AD
Early Date: 300
Late Date: 399
Height: 8.2cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number141 - Collector Number
L-2-311 - Old Loan Number


Head: Helios. Dark green patina with traces of red. Hollow cast head is broken off at neck. Filled with plaster for mounting. End of nose is damaged. Face is turned slightly to its right. heavily grooved hair forms a crown around the head. Ray-like locks go down back of head. Full and fleshy face. Eyes stare upward.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue, Exhibition] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 51, no. 73View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Warden, P. G. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 30, no. 65, pl. 6View 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. 73-75, no. 74; p. 318, fig. 56View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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