University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-544
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Italic
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Apollo
Lyre
Length: 1.2cm
Width: 0.9cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number544 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Intaglio. Sardonyx. Scaraboid. Unmounted. Apollo standing to left, his right foot on a rock, a large lyre held on his knee.


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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 702, no. 544, pl. 45View Objects cited in this Publication

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