University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-1193
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:South Italian (uncertain)
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Late Hellenistic Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Paste
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Achilles
Neoptolemus
Ulysses
Length: 1.4cm
Width: 1.1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1193 - Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Glass paste, imitating sard. (Unmounted) Greek warrior flanked by a youth and another figure: Achilles leaving his son Neoptolenus, accompanied by Odysseus.


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: p. 56, no. 270; taf. 49View 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. 744, no. 1193View Objects cited in this Publication

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