University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:30-47-93
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sabaean
Provenience: South Arabia
Date Made: 1st century - 3rd century CE
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Animal
Height: 11 cm
Length: 15 cm
Width: 6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930

Description

Bronze. Head and legs are badly broken. Short head, neck and body. Wears a collar. Thin metal is filled with bitumen. Two holes on either side served probably to attach a metal inscription (cf. the horse in Tshinili Kiosk, Constantinople, Handbuch, Abb 72).


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