University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:48-2-194
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italic
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Volterra
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Length: 18 cm
Width: 5.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:268 - Collector Number
L-2-245 - Old Loan Number

Description

Green patina. Intact. Blade end of axe is shaped into a convex curve. Head tapered upward, with raised edges along both sides of both faces. Upper end was convex, smaller than the lower, and cut at the end by a deep U-shaped notch.


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. 27, no. 56View 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. 56-57, no. 55; p. 313, fig. 47View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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