University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-902
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Sardonyx
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Isis
Hygieia-Felicitas
Caduceus
Snake
Height: 1.2 cm
Width: 0.9 cm
Depth: 0.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:902 - Sommerville Gem Number
187 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: sard. Isis, the Egyptian goddess of the Earth and afterward of the Moon. Gold Rings - Intaglios, Case EEE. Vermeule: Carnelian. Intaglio. (Modern gold ring setting) Hygieia-Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and snake. Graeco-Roman.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 187View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 725, no. 902, pl. 72View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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