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Amulet

Object Number:29-128-1115
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Christian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Early Christian
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Paste
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Palm Branch
Height: 3.1 cm
Width: 2.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1115 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: A Christian Amulet. A Palm Branch. Beautiful iridescence. Antique Pastes, Case SSS.

Vermeule: Glass paste. With beautiful iridescent colors. (Unmounted) A palm branch. Early Christian.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 300View 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. 740, no. 1115View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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