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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: 1.9cm
Width: 1.1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number542 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 152-153, no. 116; p. C4, pl. 12View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 23, no. 13; taf. II; taf. 4View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 17, no. 24View 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. 702, no. 542, pl. 45View Objects cited in this Publication

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