University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-1155
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Glass
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Philosopher?
Length: 1.1cm
Width: 1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1155 - Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Ancient bronze ring, with ancient glass paste intaglio, imitating Sardonyx. Draped bust of a bearded man, perhaps a Greek philosopher facing 3/4 to right. Graeco-Roman, in good style.


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. 63, no. 323; taf. 59View 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. 742, no. 1155View Objects cited in this Publication

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