University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-541
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:South Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: South Italy
Period: Late Classical Greek Period
Hellenistic Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Trophy
Armor
Greaves?
Weapons?
Length: 1.8cm
Width: 1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number541 - Sommerville Gem Number
61 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Intaglio. Sard. Scaraboid. Trophy on a pole, at the foot of which appears greaves or weapons.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)View Objects in Exhibition

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. 27, no. 48; taf. II; taf. 12View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 61View 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. 702, no. 541, pl. 45View Objects cited in this Publication

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