University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 41-37-365
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Central Asian
Provenience: Ordos
Section:Asian
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Hydra
Credit Line:Purchased from William Mayer, 1941
Other NumberP-5 - Other Number

Description

Bronze. Circular with rectangular projecting loop. Two-headed hydra coiled around, heads meeting at base, both sides similar. Smooth red patina.


Bibliography:

[Article] Cheng, Fangyi. 2016. Chinese Nomadic Art and the Journey to Collect: The Legacy of the Mayer Collection. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 58 (3) : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 11View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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