University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-885
Current Location: Out on loan
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Emerald
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Fortuna
Venus Victrix
Height: 0.8cm
Width: 1cm
Depth: 0.3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number885 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Ringstone (Unmounted) Venus Victrix in the usual pose, seen from the back standing to right. Graeco-Roman, a popular Roman imperial subject.


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 44, no. 170; taf. 33View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 724, no. 885, pl. 70View Objects cited in this Publication

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