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Object Number:
29-128-883
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Archaic Greek Period
Classical Greek Period
Hellenistic Period (uncertain)
Date Made:
399-300 BC
Early Date:
-399
Late Date:
-300
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sard
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Nike
Description:
Green. (Unmounted) Broken across middle and repaired. Nike seen from back walking to left. She holds an object resembling a sheated sword or panzonium in her extended left hand. Gree, perhaps of IVth century B.C. or at least of the Hellenistic period.
Height:
1.1cm
Width:
1.6cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
883   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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: 34
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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