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Object Number:48-2-170
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Length: 2.7 cm
Width: 0.8 cm
Depth: 0.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:209 - Collector Number
L-2-296 - Old Loan Number

Description

Dark brown patina. Object is intact. This is a very small dagger-shaped fastener with a round knob pommel and a flat triangular balde pierced in the middle by a hole through which a pin or staple could be passed to hold it in place.

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. 71, no. A82, pl. 26View 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. 222-223, no. 229; p. 371, fig. 161View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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