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Object Number:
29-128-1149
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italic
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Paste
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Woman
Bird
Description:
Glass paste, imitating pale sard. (Unmounted) Woman seated to right, facing a small Ionic column on which a bird is perched. Probably made for ritual purposes.
Length:
1.1cm
Width:
0.9cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1149   -   Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

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: 63
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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