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Object Number:
29-128-1785
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Etruria
Date Made:
300 BCE to 200 BCE
Early Date:
-300
Late Date:
-200
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sard
Silver
Brass
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Pegasus
Chimera
Description:
chimaera with feline ears, facing to the right, head to the viewer; goatshead above lion's back; no snake head on tail; modern mount
Height:
1.3cm
Width:
1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1785   -   Sommerville Gem Number
74   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: 24-25
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[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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