University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B14531
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Sassanian
Provenience: Iraq
Date Made: 99-0 BC
Early Date: 99
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Agate
Technique:Intaglio
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number512 - Sommerville Gem Number
29-128-512 - Old Museum Number
PBS XIV:1039 - Other Number

Description

red color. Perforated, vaguely scaraboid shape. Stylized ornament in wreath.


Bibliography:

[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.View 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. 6View Objects cited in this Publication

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