University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1792
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italic
Etruscan
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Etruria
Date Made: 400 BCE to 200 BCE
Early Date: -400
Late Date: -200
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Silver
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Horse
Dog
Height: 1.3 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1792 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Carnelian. Intaglio. (Modern gilt swivel ring setting). Scarab: animal, perhaps horse facing right; head to viewer, holds some object in mouth; cable border. Etruscan, middle to late period


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Mainz am Rhein. Verlag Philipp von Zabern. pg. 78 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 24, no. 16; taf. 5View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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 CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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