|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||50 BC-AD 400|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number:||952 - Sommerville Gem Number|
198 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)
Sommerville: Agate-Onyx. Antiphates, the fisherman who tormented Ulysses when his boats were driven on the shore at Telepylos. He was also a ruler of a savage people. Gold Rings - Intaglios, Case HHH.
Vermeule: Agate-Onyx. Intaglio.(Modern gilt ring setting) African fisherman identified by Sommerville as "Antiphates, the fisherman who tormented Ulysses when his boats were driven to shore at Telephos." Graeco-Roman.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[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. 198||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 731, no. 952, pl. 76||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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