University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1911
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Materials:Red Jasper
Height: 1.2 cm
Width: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1911 - Sommerville Gem Number
139 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)


Vermeule: Red Jasper. Intaglio. (Modern gilt swivel ring setting) Draped bust of Hermes to right, caduceus behind neck. Greek in field in front of him. Graeco-Roman.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[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. 139View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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