University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1799
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:North Syrian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 699-600 BC
Early Date: -699
Late Date: -600
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Stone
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Inscription
Length: 1.4 cm
Width: 1.1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1799 - Sommerville Gem Number
17 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Intaglio. Sealstone. Light greenstone. Pseudo-letters on base, hatching on top. Possibly not genuine. North Syria? 7th century B.C.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[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. 17View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1901. Engraved Gems.. Philadelphia. D. Biddle. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 46View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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