University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-539
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Etruria
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Hero
Horse
Height: 1.5 cm
Width: 1.1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:539 - Sommerville Gem Number
72 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Sard. An Etruscan Scarabeus. Etruscan Seals, Scarabei, Intaglios, and Rings, Case FF.

Vermeule: Grey Sard. (Unmounted). Hero or Athlete walking right, beside his horse. Cable border. Etruscan.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p.153, no.117, p. C4, pl. 13View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 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. 24, no. 15, taf. II; taf. 5View 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. 72View 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. 701, no. 539, pl. 45View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Berges, Dietrich K. 1999. "Hidden Treasures from the Vault: Engraved Gems from the Maxwell Sommerville Collection". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 41. no. 1. pg. 17-28 : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 22, fig. 11View Objects related to this

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