University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-942
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Italic
Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Hellenistic Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Pan
Pedum
Pipes
Height: 2.2 cm
Width: 1.6 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:942 - Sommerville Gem Number
149 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Chalcedony-Onyx. A Scarabeus. A dancing satyr with baton and Pandean pipes. Gold Rings - Intaglios, Case HHH. Vermeule: Chalcedony-Onyx. Intaglio. Scarab. (Modern gold swivel setting) and impression. Pan with a pedum and his pipes dancing to right., in oval cable type border. Graeco-Italic work of Hellenistic period. Graeco-Roman.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Magic in the Ancient World (16 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2017) View Objects in Exhibition
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.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 149View 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. 730, no. 942, pl. 76View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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