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Gem

Swivel Ring

Object Number:29-128-2088
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Etruria
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Dying Hero
Shield
Short Sword
Height: 1.5 cm
Width: 1.1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2088 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Yellow Carnelian. (Modern gold swivel ring setting) A dying hero with shield and short sword. Etruscan.

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.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 68View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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