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Mask

Object Number:48-2-258
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Date Made: 99-0 BC
Early Date: -99
Late Date: 0
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Woman
Height: 2.6 cm
Width: 2.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:243 - Collector Number
L-2-55 - Old Loan Number

Description

Woman's face. Dark green patina. Back of mask is filled with a resinous material into which a nail was set. Woman's face has a sharply pointed chin with a cleft in it. The hair was waved and rolled up. Eyes are harsh ridges.

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. 41, no. 106, 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. 191-192, no. 198; p. 360, fig. 139View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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