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Object Number:
29-128-1248
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Paste
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Boar
Lioness
Description:
Paste, Imitating banded Agate. Intaglio. (Unmounted) A boar on the right, attacked by a lioness who leaps on his back. Graeco-Roman, in the Hellenistic tradition.
Length:
1.6cm
Width:
1.3cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1248   -   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: 65
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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