University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Length: 1.6cm
Width: 1.2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1819 - Sommerville Gem Number
80 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Apollo in 3/4 view to the left; leans on short column, foreground with laurel bush, patera, swan; hatched border; modern brass mount


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)View Objects in Exhibition

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. 23, no. 10; taf. 4View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 80View Objects cited in this Publication

You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

© Penn Museum 2016 Sitemap / Contact / Copyright / Disclaimer / Privacy / Upenn