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Object Number:
29-128-1819
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italic
Etruscan
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Etruria
Date Made:
400 BCE to 300 BCE
Early Date:
-400
Late Date:
-300
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Carnelian
Brass
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Apollo?
Eros?
Pothos?
Ionic Column
Laurel Bush
Patera
Swan
Description:
Apollo in 3/4 view to the left; leans on short column, foreground with laurel bush, patera, swan; hatched border; modern brass mount
Length:
1.6cm
Width:
1.2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1819   -   Sommerville Gem Number
80   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

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: 23
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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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