University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-2235
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Onyx
Silver
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Inscription
Height: 1.3cm
Width: 0.9cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2235 - Sommerville Gem Number
297 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

(Modern Silvered ring setting) Inscription in 4 lines: SALVOEL, LESPONTI, OFELIXSV, NTROFVS. A personal-name stone with an invocation for the good health of the wearer.


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. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 297View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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