University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:48-2-162
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Boar Head
Length: 4.5 cm
Depth: 2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:109 - Collector Number
L-2-90 - Old Loan Number

Description

Boar's head. Dark brown patina with traces of incrustation. Head is hollow. Mouth open. Eyes are heavily relieved and composed of a round circle below an arched ridge. Bristles on the mane are notched. Back of spout is triangular in shape. There is an ancient hold behind the bristles for mounting pin.


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. 42, no. 109, pl. 12View 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. 156-157, no. 163; p. 344, fig. 108View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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