logo
Open Tues–Sun, 10 am – 5 pm

Figurine

This object is On Display
Image is Not Available
Object Number:48-2-127
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Sheep
Goat
Height: 3.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:256 - Collector Number
L-2-147 - Old Loan Number

Description

Sheep. Black patina. Left ear is broken off and there is a small hole at top of forelock. Hole at the back for nail. head is turned to the right. Hind and front legs were cast as single units. Wool is executed by stippling. Eyes are slightly relieved, with punched pupils surrounded by grooves.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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. 51, no. 159, pl. 18View 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.. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 108-109, no. 108a; p. 331, fig. 82View Objects related to this

You may also be interested in these objects:


Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.