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Gem

Ring

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Object Number:
29-128-904
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made:
50 BC-AD 400
Early Date:
-50
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Carnelian
Gold
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Apollo
Artemis
Description:
(Modern gold ring setting) Stone with film of white, chipped on surface. Apollo standing holding laurel branch, facing. Diana is holding bow and drawing an arrow from quiver. A star above them in center; ground line. Graeco-Roman.
Height:
1.7cm
Width:
1.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
904   -   Sommerville Gem Number
98   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 124, fig. 112
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[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: 47
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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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