Etruscan Italy Gallery|
Currently On Display
|Date Made:||4th-3rd c. BCE|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number:||871 - Sommerville Gem Number|
Sommerville: Sard. Tarquinius, the Superb, discovering a human head on the occasion of the foundation-work at the Capitoleum. Intaglios and Their Imprints, Case CCC.
Vermeule: Sard. Intaglio. Scarab. (Unmounted) Three sages performing an act of divination over a human head which emerges from the ground at their feet. Cable border. Representation of some Etruscan ritual legend. Italo-Etruscan
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Classical World - Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p.232, no.251||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: p. 723, no. 871, pl. 69||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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