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Object Number: 29-128-883
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Archaic Greek Period
Classical Greek Period
Hellenistic Period (uncertain)
Date Made: 399-300 BC
Early Date: -399
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Nike
Height: 1.1cm
Width: 1.6cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number883 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Green. (Unmounted) Broken across middle and repaired. Nike seen from back walking to left. She holds an object resembling a sheated sword or panzonium in her extended left hand. Gree, perhaps of IVth century B.C. or at least of the Hellenistic period.


Bibliography:

[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. 34, no. 91; taf. 20View 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. 723, no. 883, pl. 71View Objects cited in this Publication

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