University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-1248
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Paste
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Boar
Lioness
Length: 1.6cm
Width: 1.3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1248 - Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Paste, Imitating banded Agate. Intaglio. (Unmounted) A boar on the right, attacked by a lioness who leaps on his back. Graeco-Roman, in the Hellenistic tradition.


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 65, no. 342; taf. IV; taf. 63View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 747, no. 1248View Objects cited in this Publication

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