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Figurine

Object Number:48-2-202
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Boar
Height: 1.7 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:62 - Collector Number
L-2-224 - Old Loan Number

Description

Bronze fibula: boar. Traces of green patina. Ends of the legs and the pin are missing. Back half of the animal was broken off and mended. Boar is decorated with punched dots, once holding enamel, and incision. Traces of the spring on back of head and the catchplate just below its rump remain.

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. 42, no. 110, pl. 12View 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. 204, no. 212; p. 366, fig. 150View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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