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131462
Object Number:29-128-542
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Etruscan
Italo-Etruscan
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: South Italy
Period: Late Etruscan
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Sardonyx
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Charioteer
Quadriga
Dog?
Lion?
Length: 1.9 cm
Width: 1.1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:542 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Sard. An Etruscan Scarabeus. A charioteer. Etruscan Seals, Scarabei, Intaglios, and Rings, Case FF. Vermeule: Intaglio. Carnelian. Scarab. Unmounted. Charioteer diriving a quadriga of horses to the right. A dog or a lion appears beneath it. Cable border. Globular style, perhaps based on a South Italian or Sicilian Greek coin. Late Etruscan or Italo-Etruscan.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical World - Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 152-153, no. 116; p. C4, pl. 12View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Mainz am Rhein. Verlag Philipp von Zabern. pg. 78 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 23, no. 13; taf. II; taf. 4View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M., and Romano, Irene B., and Brownlee, Ann B., and White, Donald J. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 17, no. 24View 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. 702, no. 542, pl. 45View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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