University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2316
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Italian (uncertain)
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy (uncertain)
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1800-1899
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Jasper
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Warrior
Woman
Inscription
Height: 3.9cm
Width: 5cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2316 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Slender figure of female to left, holding head of fallen warrior, outstretched at her feet. Inscription: CRISQOTIS : VXOR : CETURIO below groundline


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 284, fig. 233, pl. 364, 366View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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