|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number||1131 - Sommerville NumberGL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number|
Glass paste, imitating Chalcedony. Iridescent. (Unmounted) Hermes seated to left, on a rock. He appears to be holding his purse in the right hand, his herald staff in the felt. The design is based on Hellenistic representations paralleling the seated figure in bronze in Naples and certain Campanian wall paintings. Graeco-Roman.
|[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: pp. 58-59, no. 294; taf. 53||View 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. 741, no. 1131||View Objects cited in this Publication|
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