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Object Number:
29-128-1793
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italic
Etruscan
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Etruria
Date Made:
300 BCE to 200 BCE
Early Date:
-300
Late Date:
-200
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Brass
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Bird
Eagle
Description:
eagle to right; plain border; modern brass mount
Height:
1.2cm
Width:
0.9cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1793   -   Sommerville Gem Number
76   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)
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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: 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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