University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2492
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Silver
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Priestess
Lamp
Sistrum
Height: 1.3 cm
Width: 1.6 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2492 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Yellow Sard. Intaglio. (Modern Silver Ring Setting) A priestess of Isis standing to right, holding a lamp or pail in her lowered right hand, a sistrum in raised left. Neo-Classic.


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