University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2143
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Gnostic
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Jasper (uncertain)
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Crab
Inscription
Height: 1.1 cm
Width: 1.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2143 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Greenish Jasper-like stone. Intaglio. (Modern Silver Ring Setting) A scarab with letters IAW above. "Gnostic" in good Graeco-Roman style.


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Magic in the Ancient World (16 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2017) View Objects in Exhibition

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