University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:48-2-226
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Heracles
Height: 4.3 cm
Width: 3.4 cm
Depth: 0.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:261 - Collector Number
L-2-44 - Old Loan Number

Description

Herakles. Patina is spotty green. Legs are broken below knees and the attribute in the left hand is broken. bearded and nude male has a shawl thrown over the lower left arm. A projection at the back of his head which hangs below shoulder level was probably meant to be a lion's skin.


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. 31, no. 67, pl. 6View 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: p. 86, no. 86; p. 323, fig. 66View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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