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Figurine

Object Number:48-2-77
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Turkey (uncertain)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Bird
Height: 4.5 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:69 - Collector Number
L-2-87 - Old Loan Number

Description

Bronze vessel attachment: bird. patina is mostly black with dark green patches. Object is complete save at the bottom. Frontal bird stands on a flat wedge instead of legs. Has a horizontally pierced flat suspension ring on its head, with a hole facing forward. Eyes are punched dots.

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. 59, no. 200, pl. 22View 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. 213-214, no. 220; p. 369, fig. 157View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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