University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: 48-2-75
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Turkey (uncertain)
Height: 6.1cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number36 - Collector Number
L-2-75 - Old Loan Number


Bronze finial: bird. Dark brown patina with traces of green. It is very rubbed. Bird is perched on a kind of orb set on a round columnar base which flares at the bottom and divides at the top into three petals. Bird's eyes are round with dotted pupils. Wings are set off from body by grooves.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Warden, P. G. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 55, no. 183, pl. 21View 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. 214-215, no. 221; p. 370, fig. 158View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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