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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
Height: 1.6cm
Width: 1.3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1998 - Sommerville Gem Number
109 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

(Modern silvered setting) Minerva standing between Castor and Pollux who hold spears and their bridled horses.


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. 50, no. 223; taf. 40View 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. 109View Objects cited in this Publication

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