University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-886
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Cornucopia
Phoenix
Orb
Thyrsus
Height: 0.9cm
Width: 1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number886 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Unmounted) A cornucopia flanked by a phoenix on an orb and a filleted thrysus at the right. Graeco-Roman.


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. 35, no. 100; taf. 22View 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. 724, no. 886, pl. 67View Objects cited in this Publication

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