University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2119
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Amethyst
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Hellenistic Ruler?
Philosopher?
Height: 1.2 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2119 - Sommerville Gem Number
273 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Amethyst. Intaglio. (Modern gilt ring setting with brilliants and impression). Laureate, draped bust of a Greek ruler or philosopher to left. Graeco-Roman.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 273View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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