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Gem

Scaraboid

Object Number:29-128-541
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:South Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: South Italy
Period: Late Classical Greek Period
Hellenistic Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Trophy
Armor
Greaves?
Weapons?
Length: 1.8 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:541 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Sard. Intaglio. A Trophy. Archaic. Etruscan Seals, Scarabei, Intaglios, and Rings, Case FF.

Vermeule: Intaglio. Sard. Scaraboid. Trophy on a pole, at the foot of which appears greaves or weapons. Southern Italy; Hellenistic.

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 K. 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. 27, no. 48; taf. II; taf. 12View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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