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126574
Object Number:29-128-1961
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made: 1st century -2nd century AD
Early Date: 0
Late Date: 199
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Minerva
Rudder
Cornucopia
Height: 1.3 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1961 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Carnelian. Intaglio. (Modern gold ring setting) Winged Minerva standing to left, holding attributes of Goddess Fortuna, the rudder and corncucopia. Graeco-Roman.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 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. 47, no. 202; taf. IV; taf. 37View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 107View Objects related to this
[Article] Berges, Dietrich. 1999. "Hidden Treasures from the Vault: Engraved Gems from the Maxwell Sommerville Collection". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 41. no. 1. pg. 17-28 : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 27, fig. 17View Objects related to this

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