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Object Number:48-2-310
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Length: 32 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:304 - Collector Number
L-2-13 - Old Loan Number

Description

Green patina. Ends of two prongs are broken. Extending from the end of a long tapering handle is a ring surrounded by seven prongs. Small ring attached to the junction between handle and larger ring by a short tang. Second ring on back is a small prong. Hollow handle. Guilloche-type pattern on front. Also a twisted rope pattern near end of handle.

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. 27, no. 55View 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. 55-56, no. 54View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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