University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-932
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Emerald
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Venus Victrix
Height: 1 cm
Width: 0.7 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:932 - Sommerville Gem Number
250 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Plasma of Emerald. Venus Victrix, whose worship was founded by Caesar. Gold Rings - Intaglios, Case GGG. Vermeule: Plasma. Intaglio. (Modern gilt ornamented ring) Venus Victrix standing right, as on #1897-1898. Roman Imperial


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. 44, no. 174; taf. 33View 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. 250View 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. 729, no. 932, pl. 74View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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