University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-161
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Jasper
Onyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Lion
Horse
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number161 - Sommerville Number

Description

A lion devouring a horse. Fine stone.


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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 234, fig. 139, pl. 238View 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. 678, no. 161, pl. 83View Objects cited in this Publication

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