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Object Number:48-2-146
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Date Made: 100-199 AD
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 100-199 AD
Height: 3.3 cm
Length: 2.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:181 - Collector Number
L-2-111 - Old Loan Number


Lion. Brownish patina with lime incrustations. Right front paw is broeken off. Hollow cast forepart of lion is smooth at the back edge where it would have been attached to a piece of furniture. Its head is turned slightly to the right, and its mouth is open. Modeling of face, the preserved paw, and the mane is in high relief.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition


[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. 48, no. 145, pl. 16View 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. 179-180, no. 184; p. 354, fig. 127View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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