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Object Number: 48-2-112
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Horse
Height: 4.3cm
Length: 3.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number251 - Collector Number
L-2-142 - Other Number

Description

Horse. Brown patina rubbed to metal in places. Object is intact except for a large nick in the right hind leg. Low pedestal has foot at each corner. Prancing horse raises its right foreleg which is supported by a strut. Head turned to left. Has a topknot. Collar around base of neck made by incised line. Grooved nostrils and mouth. Dots for eyes.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Warden, P. Gregory. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 47, no. 137View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 113-114, no. 114View Objects cited in this Publication

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