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: 1.5cm
Width: 1.1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number539 - Sommerville Gem Number
72 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Grey. Hero or Athlete walking right, beside his horse. Cable border.


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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.153, no.117; p. C4, pl. 13View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 24, no. 15; taf. II; taf. 5View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 72View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 701, no. 539, pl. 45View Objects cited in this Publication

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