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Gem

Scarab

Gem

Object Number:29-128-1983
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Etruria
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Horse
Height: 1.2 cm
Width: 0.8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1983 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Carnelian. Intaglio. (Modern gold ring setting) Horses walking to right. Early Etruscan strongly influenced by Greek cutting.

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.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 64View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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