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Object Number: 29-128-1218
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Paste
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Amor
Quadriga
Goats
Heracles
Helios
Quadriga
Length: 1.5cm
Width: 1.3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1218 - Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Paste (?) Color of Lapis Lazuli. (Unmounted) Herakles and Helios (?) Herakles stands in front of the quadriga which Helios is driving toward the right. Image is not clear; iconography is questionable


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. 41, no. 154; taf. 31View 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. 745, no. 1218View Objects cited in this Publication

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