University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS1076
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus: Tomb 23M
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass
Iconography:Sphinx
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896

Description

Paste; obverse flat; reverse very slightly convex. On obverse is countersunk a sphinx with one wing to right; other left of the head. One foot advanced; raised tail; on head there seems to be a cap. Plume or plant (?) in front of sphinx. Worn perhaps as a pendant ring.


Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 44, no. 41, pl. XXIIView Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.123, no.57pView Objects cited in this Publication

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