University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-1197
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Iconography:Asiatic King
Length: 1.9cm
Width: 1.5cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1197 - Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number


Paste, colored Ruby. (Unmounted) Diademed, draped bust of an Asiatic King facing to left. The features suggest a Parthian ruler of the Roman Imperial Period. Graeco-Roman.


[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 54, no. 260; taf. IV; taf. 46View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 744, no. 1197View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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