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Object Number: 29-128-1174
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Paste
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Apollo
Length: 1.2cm
Width: 1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1174 - Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Glass paste, imitating pale Sard. (Unmounted) Apollo, nude, standing to right, holding his lyre in his right hand and the plectron in the left. He is the later IVth Heroic-type figure on which the Hellenistic representations of Helios were based. Graeco-Roman.


Bibliography:

[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. 59, no. 296; taf. 53View 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. 743, no. 1174View Objects cited in this Publication

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