|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||1539-1292 BCE|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number:||467 - Sommerville Gem Number|
29-128-467 - Old Museum Number
A green-glazed, steatite seal, carved in the form of a scarab beetle is pierced longitudinally and mounted in a gold setting that formed the bezel of a ring. The gold eyelets of the mounting were once threaded with gold wire, which allowed the seal to rotate.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Year of Color: Stone and Marble from Antiquity to the Present (19 Aug 2014 - Aug 2015)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 195||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Book] Wegner, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W., and Silverman, David P. 2006. Akhenaten and Tutankhamun Revolution and Restoration.. Philadelphia. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 149, fig. 134,135||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 695, #467||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1901. Engraved Gems.. Philadelphia. D. Biddle. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 17||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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