University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 48-2-200G
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Samsoun
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Height: 3.8cm
Outside Diameter:8.2cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number8 - Collector Number
L-2-306 - Other Number

Description

Object cleaned in 1966, a gold cuprous exide remained with a green in patina beneath it. Flattned hollow ball is in two halves once joined by a strip of metal which has left its traces along the joint. Semicircular notch was cut in each half's edge to form a hole by which to suspend the ball. Each half is decorated.


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. 71, no. A32View 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. 223-224, no. 229a; p. 372, fg. 162View Objects cited in this Publication

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