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Object Number: 48-2-69
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Islamic
Provenience: Turkey (uncertain)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Bird
Height: 1.8cm
Width: 0.7cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number39 - Collector Number
L-2-77 - Other Number

Description

Bird. Brown patina. Bird is complete except for the bottom, which is broken off and may once have been a ring for insertation and pinning into another object. Bird has a forked tail, heavily grooved wings, large round eyes, and no beak (maybe broken off or worn smooth).


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Warden, P. Gregory. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 58, no. 195, pl. 22View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 233-234, no. 239; p. 377, fig. 172View Objects cited in this Publication

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