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Object Number:
29-128-1998
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Imperial Roman Period
Date Made:
200-399 AD
Early Date:
200
Late Date:
399
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Carnelian
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Athena
Castor
Pollux
Horses
Description:
(Modern silvered setting) Minerva standing between Castor and Pollux who hold spears and their bridled horses.
Height:
1.6cm
Width:
1.3cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1998   -   Sommerville Gem Number
109   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)
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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: 50
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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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