University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1927
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Agate
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Bellerophon
Chimera
Height: 1.3 cm
Width: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1927 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Mottled Green Agate. Intaglio. (Modern gold ring setting) Belleraphon flying to right, above the Chimaera, who stands to left on a small ground line. Graeco-Roman ringstone.


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