University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2509
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1799
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Philosopher
Pythagoras
Height: 2.2 cm
Width: 1.6 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2509 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sard. Intaglio. (Modern gold (reset) ring mount) Draped bust of bearded philosopher to left. Since he wears a turban; Pythagoras is undoubtedly intended. 18th century.


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