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Object Number:29-128-1221
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Republican Roman Period
Sun Chariot
Length: 1 cm
Width: 0.7 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1221 - Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number


Glass paste, imitating pale Sard. (Unmounted) Charioteer driving a quadriga to left. The horses lope forward in a spirited manner and their heads turn in differet directions. Roman Republican, the design having numismatic parallels.


[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Mainz am Rhein. Verlag Philipp von Zabern. pg. 78 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 64, no. 328; taf. 60View 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: p. 745, no. 1221View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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