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Object Number:48-2-200D
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Samsoun
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Thickness: 0.1 cm
Outside Diameter:3.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:8 - Collector Number
L-2-306 - Old Loan Number

Description

Patina removed in 1966 during cleaning. Plate is convex semicircle surrounded by a flat rim. There is a rectangular hole in the center through which to insert the key. Three irregularle places holes of different diameters on the convex part were used for nails fasteningthe plate to the door.

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. 63, no. 222View 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. 190, no. 196View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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