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Object Number:48-2-211
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Turkey (uncertain)
Iconography:Aphrodite Anadyomene
Height: 6.1 cm
Width: 2.6 cm
Depth: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:97 - Collector Number
L-2-177 - Old Loan Number


Statue of Venus Anadyomene. Dark green patina. Very rough surface. Nude Aphrodite wrings hair with both hands. Right hand is shorter than left. Head flat on top. Knees are bent together and feet apart. Facial features and hair lying in curls on shoulders are incised. Punched dots indicate nipples and navel.


[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: pp. 36-37, no. 88, pl. 9View 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. 91, no. 90View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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