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Object Number: 48-2-89
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Bull
Height: 3.7cm
Length: 3.3cm
Width: 1.2cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number19 - Collector Number
L-2-71 - Other Number

Description

Bull. Red brown patina. Object is intact except for nicks in lower edge of platform. Head turns slightly to right. Legs, with front and back pairs cast together, are very short for a heavy body. Hump and dewlap are large. Tail is coiled on hindquarters. Details of anatomy are marked by grooves, eyes are punched dots.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Warden, P. Gregory. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 43, no. 115, pl. 12View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 137, no. 144View Objects cited in this Publication

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