Lion Head Door Knocker

1940.01.0002

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Lion Head Door Knocker   (1940.01.0002)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Built Environment Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Building Components
  4. :
  5. Finish Hardware
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Late Republic/Early Empire, 1st century BCE -1st century CE
Culture roman
Location On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 22.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 19.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 5.6 cm
Weight 1163.9 g
Measuring Remarks D1 includes the ring knocker. D2 is the diameter of the lion-faced knocker plate.
Materials Metal--Bronze
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information Grayish brown (5yr 3/2) -ns Pale Green ( 10g 6/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Weber, Thomas, Syrisch-romische Sarkophagbeschlage: Orientalische Bronzewerkstatten in Romischer Zeit, Verlag Philipp Von Zabern: Mainz am Rhein, 1989. 1989P.0036. description and images.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

From Alexander to Augustus . Bohen, B. et al, University of Illinois, 1983. 1983P.0028. Spurlock Museum Newsletter, February 2000, 2000P.0003. Weber, Thomas, Syrisch-romische Sarkophagbeschlage: Orientalische Bronzewerkstatten in Romischer Zeit, Verlag Philipp Von Zabern: Mainz am Rhein, 1989. 1989P.0036.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Classical Museum Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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