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Object Number:
29-128-1849
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Date Made:
50 BC-AD 400
Early Date:
-50
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Agate
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Satyr
Boar
Rustic Sacrifice
Description:
Banded Green Agate-type stone. (Modern gold ring setting) Satyrs scrubbing the carcass of a boar and preparing a rustic sacrifice. Graeco-Roman work comparable to the Begram plaques.
Height:
1.6cm
Width:
1.4cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1849   -   Sommerville Gem Number
207   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 174, Fig. 14, Pl. 51, 54
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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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