University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2074
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italic
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Silver
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Youth
Basket
Snake
Height: 1 cm
Width: 1.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2074 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Italic. Intaglio. Sard. (Modern silver ring setting) A nude male figure seated to left on a basket-like object. He is drawing a snake from a similar object in front of him.


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