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Object Number: 48-2-268
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 300-399 AD
Early Date: 300
Late Date: 399
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Helios
Height: 8.2cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other NumberL-2-311 - Other Number

Description

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:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

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

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