Imperial Roman Period
end 2nd century BC
Banded glass paste intaglio, colors sapphire and emerald striated with white. (Unmounted) Helmeted bust, probably of Dea Roma facing to left, a shield over her left shoulder, a spear over the right. Pegasus on shield. Roman Imperial, the representation similar to that on coins of the IInd half of the IIIrd Cent. A.D.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
|1156 || - || Sommerville Number|
|GL? (ancient glass project) || - || Other Number|
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
[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. 60, no. 304; taf. IV; taf. 55
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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