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Gem

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Object Number:29-128-865
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Dog
Tree
Landscape
Height: 1.1 cm
Width: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:865 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Pale Sard. An Etruscan Intaglio. Dog, etc. Intaglios and Their Imprints, Case BBB.

Vermeule. Sard. Intaglio. (Unmounted) A dog to right., in a landscape, a rustic shrine appears at the right on top of a rocky hillside; a tree curves across the scene from right to left. Graeco-Roman.

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 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. 32, no. 81; taf. 19View 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. 722, no. 865, pl. 70View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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