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Object Number:48-2-265
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Asia Minor
Date Made: 100-299 AD
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 299
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Satyr Head
Height: 5.5 cm
Width: 4.9 cm
Depth: 1.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:132 - Collector Number
L-2-54 - Old Loan Number

Description

Satyr head. green patina. Satyr's head bears horns flanked by leaves and stiff locks of hair. On either side of the chin is a projection perhaps signifying wisps of hair. Face is full and fleshy. Eye sockets are hollowed probably to hold inset eyes. Strands of hair, eyebrows, leaf weins, and forehead wrinkles are all indicated by engraving.

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: pp. 40-41, no. 104, pl. 11View 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. 196-197, no. 203; p. 363, fig. 144View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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