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Sling Bullet

Object Number:48-2-321
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Constantinople (uncertain)
Date Made: 400-100 BCE
Early Date: -400
Late Date: -100
Length: 3.2 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:8 - Collector Number
L-2-268 - Old Loan Number


Intact; somewhat whitened by oxydation. Seam around middle where cast upper and lower halves were joined. In relief on one side a large A, with an indisctinct object in relief below it.


[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. 18, no. 21View 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. 21-22, no. 22View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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