University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-967
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Renaissance
Height: 1.7 cm
Width: 1.4 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:967 - Sommerville Gem Number
397 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)


Sommerville: Agate. A warrior in a biga, drawn by two camels. Victory about to crown him. Gold Rings - Cameos, Case III. Vermeule: Agate. Cameo. (Modern gold ring setting) Warrior in a cart drawn to left by camels. Victory flies overhead to warn him.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 397View 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. 732, no. 967, pl. 60View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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