Glass paste, imitating Jasper. Intaglio. (Unmounted) Zeus seated to left, on high backed throne. He holds a small hike in his extended right hand. His eagle appears in front of him at his feet. Graeco-Roman, the design copying the representations of Jupiter Capitolinus on coins of the Roman Empire.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
|1253 || - || Sommerville Number|
|GL01b (ancient glass project) || - || Other Number|
[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: p. 58, no. 286; taf. 52
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History.
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