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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
Description:
Glass paste, imitating sard. (Unmounted) Greek warrior flanked by a youth and another figure: Achilles leaving his son Neoptolenus, accompanied by Odysseus.
Length:
1.4cm
Width:
1.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1193   -   Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project)   -   Other 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: 56
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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