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Mask

Object Number:48-2-260
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Cyzicus
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:River God
Height: 2.9 cm
Width: 4.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:55 - Collector Number
L-2-175 - Old Loan Number

Description

Applique: river god. Light green patina.Hollow mask depicts a horned and filleted head with bovine and fluffy hair. Fillet and pupils of the eyes are dotted with a punch, while the hair and other eye details are grooved.

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. 40, no. 103, 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. 198-199, no. 205; p. 364, fig. 146View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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