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Figurine

Spout

Object Number:48-2-152
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan (uncertain)
Provenience: Turkey (uncertain)
Date Made: 399-300 BC
Early Date: -399
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Ram Head
Height: 3.8 cm
Width: 4.3 cm
Outside Diameter:2.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:66 - Collector Number
L-2-58 - Old Loan Number

Description

Dark brown patina. Object is intact. Vessel spout is in shape of a horned animal with an open mouth squared at the inner edges. Edge of back is smooth, showing that the head was an applique fastened by the two holes at the sides through the ears. Eyes are deep hollows surrounded by grooves.

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. 51, no. 157, pl. 18View 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. 52, no. 52; p. 311, fig. 43View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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