bibs in rowcount Ornament, Figurine - MS2342 | Collections - Penn Museum




From: Italy | Etruria | Chiusi

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS2342
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Chiusi
Period Imperial Roman Period
Section Mediterranean
Materials Bronze
Iconography Acrobat

Acrobat wearing perizoma (loincloth) and cap, balanced on hands, arms bent and chest touches ground. Hands and chest rest on a heavy disc. From the underside of the disc depends a heavy D-shaped ring. The close fitting cap covers the entire head (except for the face) including the ears, and is tied under chin. Solid bronze. Feet not clearly defined; area rough.

Height 2.54 cm
Outside Diameter 1 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Davis & Harvey (Coleman Estate Sale); Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number 82 - Coleman Sale Number

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