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Object Number: 29-128-1156
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Date Made: end 2nd century BC
Early Date: -125
Late Date: -100
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Paste
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Prado
Scepter
Shield
Pegasus
Roma
Shield
Pegasus
Spear
Length: 1.3cm
Width: 1.1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1156 - Sommerville Number
GL? (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)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. 60, no. 304; taf. IV; taf. 55View 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. 1156View Objects cited in this Publication

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