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Sling Bullet

Object Number:48-2-322
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Tuscany
Date Made: 330 BCE to 30 BCE
Early Date: -330
Late Date: -30
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Lead
Technique:Cast
Inscribed
Iconography:Etruscan Inscription
Length: 4.6 cm
Width: 1.5 cm
Thickness: 1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:2 - Collector Number
L-2-262 - Old Loan Number

Description

Rough oblong bullet is somewhat corroded. A retrograde molded Etruscan inscription running lengthwise on one side reads (see card).

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. 28, no. 58View 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. 58-59, no. 58View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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