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Gem

Swivel Ring

Scarab

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.. The University Museum. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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