University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Height: 1.6cm
Width: 1.2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number254 - Sommerville Number
627 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Warrior in 3/4 view running to right carring sword and shield; hatched border


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: p. 296, fig. 256, pl. 397View 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. 627View 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. 683, no. 254View Objects cited in this Publication

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