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Object Number:48-2-128
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Samsoun
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Sheep
Goat
Height: 3.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:197 - Collector Number
L-2-124 - Old Loan Number

Description

Figurine of sheep or goat. Black patina rubbed in places to reveal the shiny gold metal beneath. Object intact. Holes in three hooves and a shallow hole in the middle of the back. Lamb stands with its left leg slightly advanced. Head turned slightly to right. Notched ruff of wool caps head. Wool on the body is executed in stippling. Slightly openmouth is indicated by a deep groove.

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. 160, 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.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 208-209, no. 215a; p. 367, fig. 153View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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