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Object Number:
29-128-254
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italian
Italic
Etruscan
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Italy
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
400-200 BC
Early Date:
-400
Late Date:
-200
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Metal
Sardonyx
Technique:
Gilded
Iconography:
Signature
Warrior
Sword
Shield
Description:
Warrior in 3/4 view running to right carring sword and shield; hatched border
Height:
1.6cm
Width:
1.2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
254   -   Sommerville Number
627   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 296, Fig. 256, Pl. 397
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[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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