University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-552
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Italic
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 199-0 BC
Early Date: 199
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Banded Agate
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Minerva
Aphrodite?
Maenad?
Length: 1.4cm
Width: 0.9cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number552 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Intaglio. Banded Agate. Modern gold ring setting. Female figure, perhaps Aphrodite or a Maenad, dancing to left.


Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 124, fig. 112View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 31, no. 72; taf. II; taf. 17View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 703, no. 552, pl. 46View Objects cited in this Publication

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