University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:48-2-163
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Mouse
Height: 1.7 cm
Length: 3.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:7 - Collector Number
L-2-61 - Old Loan Number

Description

Bronze lamp lid: mouse. Dark brown patina with buff incrustations. Mouse sits on a round flat lid with its nose between its paws. Tail is a flattened disc pierced with a hold on which to attach a chain. Fur is short grooves. Legs are larger grooves.


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. 50, no. 153, pl. 17View 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. 168-169, no. 174; p. 349, fig. 118View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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