University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2030
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Metal
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Youth
Height: 0.9 cm
Width: 0.7 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2030 - Sommerville Gem Number
269 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Intaglio. (Modern gilt ring setting) Head of youth facing right. Style is that of Greek Transitional Period. ca 470 B.C. 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. 269View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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