University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-1199
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Paste
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Neptune
Length: 1.4cm
Width: 1.2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other NumberGL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number
1199 - Sommerville Number

Description

Paste, imitating Sard. (Unmounted) Bust of a divinity to left. Sommerville identifies him as Poseidon or Neptune, but the design is rather difficult to make out. Graeco-Roman, in imitation of a Hellenistic model.


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. 59, no. 297; taf. 54View 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. 744, no. 1199View Objects cited in this Publication

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