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Object Number:
29-128-1120
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italo-Etruscan
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
South Italy (uncertain)
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Paste
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Prometheus
Warrior
Trophy?
Description:
Glass paste, imitating banded agate. (Unmounted) Warrior standing to left contructing a trophy of arms and armor. Traces of cable border at bottom. Influenced by South Italian Greek work.
Height:
1.2cm
Width:
1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1120   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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: 56
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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