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Object Number: 29-128-1221
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Republican Roman Period
Sun Chariot
Length: 1cm
Width: 0.7cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1221 - Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number


Glass paste, imitating pale Sard. (Unmounted) Charioteer driving a quadriga to left. The horses lope forward in a spirited manner and their heads turn in differet directions. Roman Republican, the design having numismatic parallels.


[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. 64, no. 328; taf. 60View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 745, no. 1221View Objects cited in this Publication

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