University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-902
Current Location: Out on loan
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Sardonyx
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Isis
Hygieia-Felicitas
Caduceus
Snake
Height: 1.2cm
Width: 0.9cm
Depth: 0.3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number902 - Sommerville Gem Number
187 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

(Modern gold ring setting) Hygieia-Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and snake.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 187View 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. 725, no. 902, pl. 72View Objects cited in this Publication

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