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Object Number:29-128-954
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Sardonyx
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Chariot
Panther
Goat
Height: 1 cm
Width: 1.7 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:954 - Sommerville Gem Number
217 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Sard. A Biga drawn by a Lioness and a Goat. Very fine. Gold Rings - Intaglios, Case HHH. Vermeule: Sard. Intaglio. (Modern gold ring setting) Bacchic scene: A chariot with Bacchic objects pulled to right, by a pantheress and goat. Graeco-Roman


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[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. 52, no. 247; taf. 44View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 217View 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. 731, no. 954, pl. 75View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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