University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:48-2-309
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 500 BCE to 400 BCE
Early Date: -500
Late Date: -400
Length: 4.7 cm
Width: 4 cm
Depth: 1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:270 - Collector Number
L-2-247 - Old Loan Number


Spectacle-shaped attachment. Green patina. Object is complete. Cast attachment would have been fastened to the outer side of a vessel's lip by means of a hook formed by bending its lower edge backward. The relieved decoration is composed of bands running around the two holes. Round projection sits above each hole toward the side of the attachent, and a pointed leaf sits on top of the center.


[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. 23, no. 40View 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. 151-152, no. 158; p. 342, fig. 104View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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