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Object Number:29-128-1221
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Republican Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Paste
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Apollo
Sun Chariot
Length: 1 Centimeters/Inches
Width: 0.7 Centimeters/Inches
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1221 - Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

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.


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78.View 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.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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