University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:48-2-286
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Date Made: 0-99 AD
Early Date: 0
Late Date: 99
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Snake
Height: 7 cm
Width: 3.9 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:4 - Collector Number
L-2-217 - Old Loan Number

Description

Snake. Brown patina with traces of green. Snake is complete except for the tip of tail. Coiled in upright position. Beard and top knot. Scales look like a series of V's. On pattern there are lines running the length of body. Eyes are grooved and pupils are dotted.


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. 60, no. 207, pl. 22View 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. 102-103, no. 103; p. 328, fig. 77View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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