University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1809
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Neo-Babylonian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: c. 625 BC
Early Date: -645
Late Date: -605
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Genius
Situla
Tree
Length: 1.7 cm
Width: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1809 - Sommerville Gem Number
22 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Intaglio. Mottled white sard. (Modern gilt swivel setting) Scaraboid shape. Genius in fish's skin garb holding situla in left hand, standing at altar or tree. Neo-Babylonian; circa 625 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. 22View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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