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Figurine

Object Number:48-2-82
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Parthian
Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Panther
Height: 5.2 cm
Width: 1.4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:180 - Collector Number
L-2-110 - Old Loan Number

Description

Panther. Brown patina with traces of black and green. Panther is seated on its haunches, staring straight forward and snarling with mouth open. Its tail winds up over its haunches on its side. The hind legs seem to be broken off or never completed. Front paws are large and flat and are corrugated underneath in order to fit over the rim of a vessel. Forepaws are furthermore at a higher level than the back.

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. 49, no. 151, pl. 17View 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, 267-268, no. 266; p. 392, fig. 201View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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