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Sling Bullet

Object Number:48-2-317
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Date Made: 450 BC
Early Date: -500
Late Date: -450
Iconography:Greek Inscription
Length: 3.2 cm
Width: 1.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:3 - Collector Number
L-2-263 - Old Loan Number


Complete; amygdaloid, the seam showing where the upper and lower halves were joined. Inscribe, the letters cast with the bullet and in relief: on the upper surface (inscription) and on the lower (inscription) Hipponikos was one of the commanders of Philip II of Macedon in the fourth century.


[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. 17, no. 16View 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. 23, no. 24View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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