Etruscan Italy Gallery
Warrior kneeling left. Original gold swivel ring holds scarab. Seal (in ring mount). Scarab: banded agate. Intaglio. Child's ring (too small for tip of adult little finger). Loop of thin gold with three small logitudinal ridges. Each end of loop terminates in a vertical circular boss which serves to provide swivel for a small scaraboid of dark purple agate with white streaks. On the flat surface of the scaraboid is carved in intaglio a naked male figure on his knees facing to our left, left arm at side, right hand raised holding an object with 2 vertical "prongs."
|71 || - || Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)|
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)
Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 151, no. 113
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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