logo
OPEN TODAY 10 AM – 5 PM

Plaque

This object is On Display
72259

View All (3) Object Images


306001
72246
Object Number:30-33-1.5
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Scythian
Provenience: Russia
Kuban
Maikop
Date Made: 499-400 BCE
Early Date: 499
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Technique:Punched
Soldered
Iconography:Stag
Bird
Height: 3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Anderson Galleries (Canessa Estate Sale), subscription of William Hinckle Smith, 1930

Description

Plaque in the form of a stag with three birds' heads decorating its antlers and details in relief. The naturalistic rendering of the stag contrasts sharply with the stylized heads of the birds. There are several attachment loops on the reverse of each plaque. Reconstructed as part of numerous gold plaques decorating a shirt.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
The Golden Age of King Midas (13 Feb 2016 - 27 Nov 2016) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Darbyshire, Gareth, and Rose, C. B. 2016. The Golden Age of King Midas: Exhibition Catalogue.. Philadelphia. Penn Museum. pg. 188 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 139-139View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Rose, C. B. 2016. The Golden Age of King Midas.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 66View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Leskov, Aleksandr M. 2008. The Maikop Treasure.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 53, no. 62View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Rubinson, Karen S. 1975. "Herodotus and the Scythians". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 17. no. 4. pg. 16-20 : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19, fig. 6View Objects related to this

You may also be interested in these objects:


Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.