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Figurine

Object Number:48-2-224
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (uncertain)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Mercury
Height: 7 cm
Width: 3.2 cm
Depth: 1.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:98 - Collector Number
L-2-20 - Old Loan Number

Description

Statuette: Mercury. Very worn patina is black with traces of green. Left ankle was broken and repaired. Nude figure except for a shawl hanging over right shoulder and down over left arm. Holds a kerykeion in left hand. Right is extended and notched to hold another object, probably a purse. Stands on right leg, swinging left to the side. Wears a tall concave hat surmounted by a flat disc.

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: pp. 33-34, no. 76, pl. 7View 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. 77-78, no. 77; p. 319, fig. 59View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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