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Object Number:48-2-154
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Phrygia
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Bull Head
Height: 6.4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:52 - Collector Number
L-2-170 - Old Loan Number

Description

Bull's head. Patina removed in 1966. Ends of horns are missing, and part of left ear. Bull's mask is hollow cast. Mask was probably a decorative attachment or possibly a lid.. Details of hair, cross-hatched forelock, and nose wrinkles were made by deep grooves.

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. 44, no. 125, pl. 14View 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: p. 169, no. 175; p. 349, fig. 119View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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