University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-860
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 99
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 99
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Warrior
Trophy
Mars Victor
Trophy
Spear
Height: 1.3 cm
Width: 1 cm
Depth: 0.4 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:860 - Sommerville Gem Number
243 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Carnelian. Intaglio. A Warrior returning with trophies of armor. Intaglios and Their Imprints, Case BBB. Vermeule: Carnelian ringstone. Late Ist B.C. or later. Intaglio. Mars Victor walking right with trophy and spear. A panoply of arms and armor appears in right background. Arms consist of helmet on shield, a cuirass spear and greaves. Graeco-Roman.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[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. 41, no. 146; taf. 30View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 243View 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. 722, no. 860, pl. 68View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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