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Object Number:29-128-2051
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made: 1st century -2nd century AD
Early Date: 0
Late Date: 199
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Onyx
Bronze
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Eagle
Star
Inscription
Height: 0.8 cm
Width: 0.8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2051 - Sommerville Gem Number
240 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Onyx. Intaglio. (Ancient gilt brass ring setting) Gray Jasper. Head of eagle to right, star above. Inscribed around field I.C.A.P.M. Graeco-Roman.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Classical World: Rome ( Apr 1958 - 1975) View Objects in Exhibition
Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Mainz am Rhein. Verlag Philipp von Zabern. pg. 78 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 37, no. 113; taf. 24View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 240View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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