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Object Number:
29-128-1176
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Date Made:
50 BC-AD 400
Early Date:
-50
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Paste
Glass
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Endymion
Diomedes
Palladium
Description:
(Unmounted) Color originally pale Sard. Scene shows Diomedes kneeling on Trajan altar as he prepares to carry off the Palladium.
Length:
1.6cm
Width:
1.6cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:
1176   -   Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)
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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: p. 57, no. 281; taf. 51
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[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 163
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[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. 743, no. 1176
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