Glass paste, imitating pale Sard. (Unmounted) Apollo, nude, standing to right, holding his lyre in his right hand and the plectron in the left. He is the later IVth Heroic-type figure on which the Hellenistic representations of Helios were based. Graeco-Roman.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
|1174 || - || Sommerville Number|
|GL01b (ancient glass project) || - || Other Number|
[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. 59, no. 296; taf. 53
[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.
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