University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2067
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1700-1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Lucretia
Woman
Dagger
Height: 1.4 cm
Width: 2.1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2067 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern Gilt Ring Setting) Half figure best of a half draped woman of Greek ideal type facing to right. She is stabbing herself in the breat with a small dagger. Probably Lucretia. Neo-Classic


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA... Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 248, fig. 157, pl. 266, 268View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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