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Figurine

Object Number:48-2-124
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Ibex
Length: 9.9 cm
Width: 1.9 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:127 - Collector Number
L-2-103 - Old Loan Number

Description

Bronze cauldron attachment: leaping ibex. Brown patina with traces of green. Front legs, hind feet, horns, ear tips, and lower lip are broken off. Ibex's body is tubular with its hind and fore quarters carefully articulated. The long tubular neck arches down to the lowered head. The ibex's short tail is turned upward and is grooved on the back. Mouth is open, and the eyes are formed by raised dots surrounded by ridges.

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. 69, no. A12, pl. 25View 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. 276-278, no. 274; p. 396, fig. 210View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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