University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1423
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sassanian
Persian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Lion
Inscription
Length: 0.9 cm
Width: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1423 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: sard. Persian seal, a lion, with inscription. Sassanian, Persian, and Assyrian Seals, Case ZZZZ. Vermeule: Intaglio. Sard. Perforated. Lion seated to right. Wreath-like border. Inscription. Sassanian.


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. 41View 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. 765, no. 1423, pl. 42View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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