University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2132
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Amethyst
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Woman
Fury?
Height: 1.6 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2132 - Sommerville Gem Number
164 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Amethyst. Intaglio. (Modern gilt ring setting) and impression. Ideal female bust facing. A divine personage such as a Fury is intended. 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. 164View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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