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Figurine

Object Number:48-2-227
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (uncertain)
Date Made: 100-299 AD
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 299
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Mercury
Height: 5.3 cm
Width: 2.5 cm
Depth: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:26 - Collector Number
L-2-184 - Old Loan Number

Description

Statuette: Mercury. Green patina. Both legs are broken off below the knees. Hermes holds purse in his right hand and a kerykeion in his left. Shawl thrown over his right shoulder and hangs down the left side. Wears a two-feathered cap. The details of the anatomy and attributes are incised.

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. 34, no. 77, pl. 7View 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. 79, no. 79View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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